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1. Abbott, Peter; Abbott, Tegan (2011). Eucalyptus Oil: Australia's Natural Wonder (2nd ed). City Not Stated: Peter & Tegan Abbott. 178 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white vignettes & text-photos, pages faintly toned as usual. (Second edition stated, estimated date, 2011 - internal evidence.) Subtitle: Uses - production - history - real life stories - tips - recipes. Cover subtitle: Hints & tips - over 200 uses inside. Dedicated to Joseph Bosisto C. M. G. (1824 - 1898), the Australian pioneer who was the first to produce eucalyptus oil commercially, and who spent the next 45 years fostering its use worldwide. ISBN: 9780646575469. Our Book No: 14880. $15 AUD.

2. Aberdeen, J. E. C.; Aberdeen, Ness (illustrator) (1979). Introduction to the Mushrooms, Toadstools and Larger Fungi of Queensland. Queensland: Queensland Naturalists Club. 120 pp. Paperback large octavo, good condition, black & white drawings, colour plates, top spine bumped, pages lightly toned, covers & few pages lightly foxed, inside covers lightly toned, covers slightly marked, minor edgewear, owner's written name inside front cover & title page, rubber stamp title page, ERRATA SLIP attached to title page. The author has a personal interest in agaric mushrooms. Has an emphasis on fungi with features which are visible to the unaided eye, or that a hand lens is needed to look at the polypores. The drawings and colour plates help to make this an easy to understand publication which will be of interest to anyone wanting to learn about this fascinating part of nature. ISBN: 09595607. Our Book No: 29978. $20 AUD.

3. Andersen, Trevor; Bradhurst, Jane (with); Brackenreg, John (foreword) (1984). William Fletcher. Sydney: Trevor Andersen / View Productions. 96 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour photos (paintings), minor edgewear. Documents the artwork of William Fletcher - an Australian painter of still-life, figurative, inner Sydney landscapes and Australian flora. Includes over 70 colour and black and white plates of his work. Sale proceeds were intended to set up a Trust to provide awards for young painters doing tertiary studies. The author is a close friend of the artist and executor of his estate. Bradhurst assisted with the text and the catalogue of the flower paintings. ISBN: 095921190X. Our Book No: 4909. $25 AUD.

4. Anderson; Turner, Fred (editor) (1907). Anderson's Manual of the Farm: A Practical Treatise on the Cultivation of Farm Crops, Forage Plants and Grasses. Sydney: Anderson & Co. 158 pp. Paperback, good condition, grey card cover, tables, drawings, pages toned, endpapers & edges foxed, rear cover crease, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1907, Trove catalogue, including newspaper adverts.). Published by Anderson & Co., seed and plant merchants, 399 George Street, Sydney. A practical treatise on the cultivation of farm crops, forage plants and grasses, etc. Fred Turner is a botanist, NSW Department of Agriculture, and a parks superintendent. Our Book No: 15794. $50 AUD.

5. Anderson, D. J.; Myerscough, P. J.; Pitman, M. G. (1981). Die-back of Vegetation in the Central Coast Region (1st ed). Wyong, NSW: Public Works Department, NSW / Wyong Shire Council. Unnum pp. Paperback large quarto, spiral bound, glossy card covers, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, few colour photos, maps, tables, minor edgewear. Reports on a site inspection of land at Bateau Bay, Wyong Shire, on 15th September, 1980. The report describes the work carried out and relates it to other studies on coastal vegetation, and the effects of surfactants (detergents) in seaspray on coastal vegetation. The authors have summarised conclusions that have been drawn from these observations and from published information about coastal vegetation. ISBN: 0724064567. Our Book No: 25523. $30 AUD.

6. Anderson, R. H.; Price, Ernest A. (illustrator) (1965). ABC of the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney (1st ed). Sydney: Royal Botanic Gardens. 86 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, thin card covers, black & white text-photos, colour fold-out map at rear, rear cover little marked, pages faintly toned, top edge lightly foxed, rear hinge slightly split (pages firm), minor edgewear corners & spine. This present guide is a series of sketches aimed at capturing atmosphere and describing items of special significance. The map is to be used for references in the text. The author has written this wonderful little book with the aim of giving pleasure and extra interest to people visiting the botanic gardens. Our Book No: 29619. $15 AUD.

7. Anonymous; Clough, Richard (introduction) (2001). A Gardening Poem of 1809: General Instructions In Gardening, Agriculture and the Care of Sheep [Colonial Poets, no. 17]. Canberra: Mulini Press. Unnum 20 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card covers, stapled pamphlet, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, front cover little creased, minor edgewear. This poem first appeared in an almanac in Sydney at the end of 1808. The almanac was produced by the compiler and printer, George Howe. The version of the poem reprinted here appeared in the almanac for the following year. It appears to be the first long poem published in Australia. ISBN: 0949910899. Our Book No: 29835. $15 AUD.

8. Armati, Mary; Cowper, Norman (foreword) (1982). E. G. Waterhouse of Eryldene (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Ure Smith. 112 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos & drawings centre spread, tiny mark top edge, minor edgewear. This is the story of the academic linguist E. G. Waterhouse (University of Sydney) - who is also famous for his research on camellias - and of Eryldene, his Sydney home in the suburb of Gordon, now owned by the National Trust. Gowrie Waterhouse commissioned Hardy Wilson to design Eryldene, where he housed his collection of decorative arts, established a famous camellia garden, and presided over the International Camellia Society. ISBN: 0869170031. Our Book No: 20069. $10 AUD.

9. Armitage, Kimo; Kaneshiro, Scott (illustrator) (2007). Limu the Blue Turtle and His Hawaiian Garden (Reprint ed). Hawaii: Island Heritage. 27 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, full-page colour drawings, illustrated endpapers, tiny bump top corners covers. This beautifully illustrated story will delight adults and children alike. Limu the blue turtle has a beautiful garden which he looks after. The seaweed tree from the Faraway-Forest becomes too big for the space and Limu with some help from friends finds a more suitable home for it. ISBN: 0931548640. Our Book No: 24956. $12 AUD.

10. Attiwill, P. M. (editor).; Adams, Mark A. (editor) (1996). Nutrition of Eucalypts (1st ed). Melbourne, Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing. 440 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, pictorial cover, very good condition, black & white figures, colour plates, tables, light foxing edges, minor foxing endpapers & flyleaf & few pages, covers little rubbed, top spine little creased, few scuffs fore-edges covers. Heavy (1.5 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A comprehensive survey of the work on eucalypts growing on old, highly weathered Australian soils, and eucalypts grown in plantations in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, China, India, Portugal, Spain, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina. Written by contributors from around the world, this book brings us up to date with current developments in the nutritional management of commercial eucalyptus plantations. It includes a database of references on eucalypt nutrition, and will be a valuable reference source for students, foresters, tree breeders, agricultural scientists and soil conservationists. ISBN: 0643057579. Our Book No: 29220. $60 AUD.

11. Axelsen, Stephen (1986). Eucalyptus Christmas (Reprint ed). Sydney, Lane Cove: Hodder & Stoughton. Unnum 22 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor creases covers, minor edgewear. A charming story about Christmas time and how the eucalyptus tree plays a very important part. Drawings by the author. ISBN: 0340401583. Our Book No: 27321. $10 AUD.

12. Baker, Gwen; Ward, Peter (1995). Auriculas. London: B. T. Batsford. 140 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, black & white drawings, base spine & bottom corners lightly rubbed, reverse side lightly foxed jacket (minor edgewear). Subtitle: the definitive guide to cultivation and exhibiting. This reference work on auriculas (a genus of Primula) combines, in a single volume, information needed by the botanical, horticultural, nursery, specialist and general gardening audiences. Sixty colour photos and 12 line drawings illustrate the wide variety and beauty of this extraordinary plant. ISBN: 0971347365. Our Book No: 23100. $20 AUD.

13. Bale, C. L. (1996). Eucalypts and Angophoras of the North Coast New South Wales: A Key to the Indigenous Species (3rd ed). Armidale, NSW: Department of Botany, University of New England. 39 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black cloth binding along spine (concealed staples), black & white drawings, light foxing top edge, light creases covers, pamphlet slightly bent, tiny tear fore-edge front cover. Third edition (minor corrections and additions). A botanical key describes and helps to identify the species of eucalypts and angophoras of the north coast of NSW. The region covered is bounded in the north by the NSW-Qld border and in the south by the southern rim of the Manning basin. All indigenous species which are typically found in the coastal region are included. An interesting and helpful booklet for students and researchers, and anyone wanting to learn more about these fascinating plants. ISBN: 1863890009. Our Book No: 40265. $30 AUD.

14. Barker, Cicely Mary (2003). My Garden of Flower Fairies (Reprint ed). London: Frederick Warne. 45 pp. Hardback large wide quarto, dustjacket, pictorial boards, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket. Cicely Mary Barker is the original author and illustrator of the Flower Fairies books which were first published in 1923. This beautiful reproduction has all the drawings and text of the original book. The books have become classics of children's literature, and will delight young and young-at-heart. ISBN: 0723249261. Our Book No: 25890. $15 AUD.

15. Beale, Bob (2007). If Trees Could Speak: Stories of Australia's Greatest Trees (1st stated ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 245 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, few black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, faint mark bottom edge inside front cover & first few pages, minor edgewear. About the amazing trees that have played a part in creating Australia's story - the ancient, the remarkable survivors, the beautiful, the national treasures, the endangered and a special few that seem to be destined for immortality. The many photos bring this wonderful book to life. ISBN: 9781741142761. Our Book No: 27678. $22 AUD.

16. Bennett, Eleanor M.; Dundas, Patricia J. (illustrator) (1988). The Cullity Timbers Kings Park Collection (1st ed). Perth: Westralian Forest Industries Ltd (WESFI). 176 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, full-page colour illustrations, tiny piece missing base spine, minor edgewear. Heavy. The beautiful paintings in this book form the "The Cullity Timbers Kings Park Collection" presented by Westralian Forest Industries Limited (WESFI) to the people of Western Australia to mark the 60th anniversary of its subsidiary, Cullity Timbers. ISBN: 0731667921. Our Book No: 24625. $40 AUD.

17. Benson, Doug; Howell, Jocelyn (1990). Taken for Granted: The Bushland of Sydney and Its Suburbs. Sydney: Kangaroo Press / Royal Botanic Gardens. 160 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos (some full-page), endpaper maps, frontispiece, minimal foxing reverse side jacket, minor edge tears & edgewear. Describes the impact of Sydney's growth on its natural vegetation. Examines 40 local council areas, giving descriptions of the former vegetation. A brief history shows how development has affected the natural vegetation, and places where the different types of bushland can still be seen are indicated. Provides revealing insights into the bushland of Sydney, past and present. ISBN: 0864173318. Our Book No: 28593. $100 AUD.

18. Benson, Doug; Ondinea, Danie; Bear, Virginia (1999). Missing Jigsaw Pieces: The Bushplants of the Cooks River Valley. Sydney: Royal Botanic Gardens. 80 pp. Paperback small octavo (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour & black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. About the plants and landscapes of the Cooks River Valley, including Wolli Creek tributary, in Western Sydney, which extends from Rookwood to Botany Bay (as pieced together from remaining jigsaw pieces). Includes 60 colour photos of native plant species, and a complete list of all 600 species. Published with assistance from the Cooks River Foreshores Working Group. ISBN: 0731391284. Our Book No: 12290. $30 AUD.

19. Bernhardt, Peter (1990). Wily Violets and Underground Orchids: Revelations of a Botanist (1st Australian ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 255 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Well-known botanist explores the fascinating world of botany, including strange and exotic plants worldwide. Based on 15 years experience in Australia, Central America and the United States. The author is curator, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. ISBN: 0044422385. Our Book No: 9185. $15 AUD.

20. Bjork, Christina; Anderson, Lena (illustrator); Sandin, Joan (translation) (1992). Linnea in Monet's Garden (Reprint ed) [Linnea Books]. New York: R. & S. Books. 53 pp. Hardback large octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour & black & white photos & drawings, faint foxing top edge. Linnea visits Monet's garden. The beautiful illustrations and photos make this delightful children's picture book a joy to look at and learn about the French artist. ISBN: 9129583144. Our Book No: 21049. $12 AUD.

21. Blakely, W. F. (1934). A Key to the Eucalypts: With Descriptions of 500 species and 138 Varieties. And a Companion to J. H. Maiden's Critical Revision of the Genus Eucalypts (1st ed). Sydney: Worker Trustees (Printer). 339 pp. Paperback octavo, fair plus condition, card cover (red cloth spine), few black & white vignettes, covers creased, bottom edge stained covers & some pages, pages lightly edges toned, top edge & few pages lightly foxed, few page corners creased, edgewear, bookplate. The self-published first edition of this reference book of eucalyptus species, which is a very useful reference book for botanists, apiarists, seed collectors, foresters, entomologists, horticulturists, oil distillers and tree lovers. There are frequent cross-references (and corrections) to text and plates in Maiden's pioneering critical textbook on eucalyptus series. A complete reading copy of the scarce first edition. Our Book No: 17050. $30 AUD.

22. Blay, John (1995). The Australian Native Plant Gardener's Almanac (2nd ed). Sydney: Wildlife Presentations. 144 pp. Paperback wide trade, recycled paper, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear corners. Second edition, updated and revised. This book come into being because he had experienced frustrations in attempting to find the right native plants for certain places. He hopes that other gardeners will try their hand at creating a native garden after reading his very helpful book. ISBN: 0646264621. Our Book No: 27545. $18 AUD.

23. Blazey, Clive (1996). The Digger's Club Guide to Gardening Success: For Warm, Cool and Dry Temperate Zones (Reprint ed). Sydney: Doubleday. 114 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, corner tips covers & first page lightly creased, minor edgewear. Features a fully illustrated catalogue of over 600 plants with descriptions of height, colour and flowering periods. It includes information on drought tolerant plants and for gardening in the tropics. The author is well-known for his experiences at Heronswood in Victoria for over 20 years, and for setting up the Diggers Club. ISBN: 0868245518. Our Book No: 25088. $20 AUD.

24. Blazey, Clive (2001). The Australian Vegetable Garden: What's New is Old (Reprint ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: New Holland. 126 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear, slight bump top spine. The Digger's Club (near Melbourne) has been in operation for over 20 years, and this book is the culmination of eight years work comparing the diversity of heirloom vegetables against hybrids which are more commonly available today. The author provides all the basics for successfully growing a wonderful range of heirloom vegetables. ISBN: 1864365382. Our Book No: 27537. $18 AUD.

25. Blombery, Alec M. (1989). The Flowers of Central Australia. Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 64 pp. Paperback small oblong, very good condition, colour text-photos, spine little faded, top spine scuffed, inside rear cover & last page & edges minimally foxed, minor edgewear. Describes the plants and flowers of Central Australia. Descriptions of each of the species illustrated are included. This is a wonderful book for anyone with an interest in the plants and flowers of this fascinating part of Australia. ISBN: 0864172443. Our Book No: 30112. $15 AUD.

26. Boldrewood, Mrs Rolf (1995). The Flower Garden in Australia (New ed). Canberra: Mulini Press. 144 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, frontispiece, minor edgewear. This book was originally published in 1893 and was the first Australian gardening book written by a woman. (This modern printing is slightly enlarged.) It is full of gardening information that is still valuable today. The history of the flowers as well as details of their planting and care are given by someone who really loved her garden. The author was the wife of the novelist Rolf Boldrewood who wrote "Robbery Under Arms". Her real name was (Mrs) Maria Browne. ISBN: 0949910554. Our Book No: 29732. $20 AUD.

27. Botanic Gardens, Royal (1988). Mount Annan Botanic Garden: The Native Plant Garden of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. Sydney: Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens. 24 pp. Paperback trade, card covers (with flaps), stapled (lightly rusted), very good condition, map, colour text-photos, small scratch front cover, minor edgewear. Mount Annan Botanic Garden is a NSW Government Bicentennial project of the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney. The 400 hectare site is located off Narellan Road, between Camden and Campbelltown about 56 kilometres south of Sydney. The information and photos will interest anyone wanting to know more about this special garden. ISBN: 0731645065. Our Book No: 23889. $10 AUD.

28. Brearley, Deborah (1994). Pansy Designs for Traditional Crafts: Patchwork, Embroidery, Decoupage, Quilting, Cross Stitch, Smocking (1st ed) [Greenhouse Australian Crafts]. Melbourne, Ringwood: Penguin Books Australia. 106 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, full-page colour text-photos, black & white patterns & drawings, frontispiece, spine little faded, minor edgewear corners. This inspiring book has a stunning collection of original designs featuring the much-loved pansy. The patterns are adaptable for more than a dozen crafts, including applique, embroidery and stencilling. This beautiful book includes sayings, beliefs and romantic verses gathered from the literature and lore of the pansy. ISBN: 0864364199. Our Book No: 29754. $30 AUD.

29. Brewster, Agnes A.; Le Plastrier, Constance M.; Hamilton, A. G. (introduction) (1930). Botany for Australian Students (4th ed). Sydney: Dymock's Book Arcade. 464 pp. Hardback small, green cloth cover, very good condition, minor foxing edges, pages lightly toned, cloth cover little flecked, minor edgewear, owner's written name & details. Fourth edition. A popular botany school textbook for Australian students. Brewster is a former science mistress, Sydney. Le Plastrier is a former teacher of botany, Sydney. Our Book No: 15945. $20 AUD.

30. Bridgewater, Alan; Bridgewater, Gill (2001). Stonework for the Garden: Including 16 Easy-to-build Projects (Reprint ed) [Step-By-Step Practical Guides]. London: New Holland. 127 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour illustrations (some full-page), edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. This inspiring book features stonework for the patio and garden. Includes a range of decorative and practical projects. Step-by-step photographs and easy-to-follow instructions make each project accessible to anyone. ISBN: 1859746225. Our Book No: 23298. $12 AUD.

31. Brittain, Julia (2006). Plants, People and Places: The Plant Lover's Companion (1st ed). Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles. 191 pp. Paperback trade (with flaps), very good condition, black & white drawings, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. This book looks at the origins of the plants that are grown in gardens today. This useful readable book is illustrated throughout with archive pictures of plants and plantsmen. This book will be ideal for plant lover's and gardeners everywhere. ISBN: 9780715324219. Our Book No: 29260. $15 AUD.

32. Brown, Bob; Ellis, Bob (2001). The Valley of the Giants: A Guide to Tasmania's Styx River Forests. Hobart: Bob Brown. 66 pp. Paperback thin wide trade, very good plus condition, full-page colour photos, few black & white text-photos, maps, minimal edgewear. Contains basic information about Tasmania's monumental Styx River Valley, its natural glory, and why it is in dire danger of destruction. Bob Ellis adds his personal account of the Styx forests. ISBN: 064641142X. Our Book No: 30369. $25 AUD.

33. Buchanan, Robin A. (1981). Common Weeds of Sydney Bushland. Melbourne: Inkata Press. 127 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, full-page black & white drawings, corner front cover creased, top edge little foxed, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, embossed owner’s stamp title page, owner’s written name. A bush regeneration expert provides clear drawings and short descriptions of some of the most common weeds in Sydney’s bushland. ISBN: 0909605246. Our Book No: 10137. $10 AUD.

34. Buchanan, Robin A. (1989). Bush Regeneration: Recovering Australian Landscapes. Sydney: TAFE Learning Student Publications. 259 pp. Paperback large quarto, good condition, black & white drawings, tables, diagrams, maps, colour text-photos, corner tip front cover creased, minor foxing edges & endpapers, significant edgewear & rubbing. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Developed as a TAFE Student Learning Publication for the certificate in Bush Regeneration, and as a reference for other related courses concerned with bushland management, landscaping, horticulture and parks management. Chapters on botany and plant ecology, soils, weeds and their control, and severely degraded landscapes are profusely illustrated in full-colour, and supplemented by easily understood diagrams and tables. Every plant community is included: mangroves, wetlands, heath, woodland, rainforests, dunes and coasts, wet and dry sclerophyll forests, arid and semi-arid lands. This book will interest horticulture students, farmers, mining and forestry workers, ecologists, town planners, local council administrators, suburban gardeners. ISBN: 0724078770. Our Book No: 26153. $25 AUD.

35. Bunce, Daniel (1995). 1836 Catalogue of Seeds and Plants, Indigenous and Exotic, Cultivated and On Sale at Denmark Hill Nursery, New Town Road, Hobart Town (Reprint ed). Canberra: Mulini Press. Unnum 16 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card covers, stapled pamphlet, pictorial cover, few black & white drawings, minor edgewear. This is a facsimile printing of the first catalogue produced by Daniel Bunce for his newly established Denmark Hill Nursery in Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land, in 1836. It is one of the earliest Australian nurserymen's catalogues, and lists approximately 200 plants and seeds available at that time. This little booklet is a fascinating look at gardening in the early Australian Colonies, and there are some Australian Native Plants listed which will interest lovers of early Australian gardening. Victor Crittenden has written a brief after-note about Daniel Bunce. ISBN: 0949910481. Our Book No: 29766. $20 AUD.

36. Burnum, Burnum; Sainty, Geoff; Hosking, John; Abell, Peter; Jacobs, Surrey; Dalby-Ball, Mia (2000). Burnum Burnum's Wildthings (Revised ed). Sydney: Sainty & Associates. 148 pp. Paperback narrow trade, very good condition, colour text-photos, endpaper map, minor edgewear. Revised edition, now with over 100 pictures. Pocket-sized guide to help you locate a wide range of plants and animals around Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Wollongong, Newcastle and the central Coast. ISBN: 0646398792. Our Book No: 4395. $15 AUD.

37. Butcher, David (1994). Pets in Your Garden [Reed Gardening Series]. Sydney: Reed / William Heinemann. 96 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour text-photos, black & white drawings, front cover corner lightly creased. A lifetime caring for animals has taught the author that understanding animals eliminates many problems for owners. Includes chapters on pet hazards in the garden, getting on with neighbours, pets and wildlife - and selecting, accommodating and restraining your pet. ISBN: 0730104575. Our Book No: 2538. $10 AUD.

38. Byrne, Josh; Cundall, Peter (foreword) (2013). Small Space Organics: Creating Sustainable, Edible Gardens (1st ed). Melbourne, Richmond: Hardie Grant. 240 pp. Paperback small thick quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, full-page colour photos, charts, plans, frontispiece, minor edgewear corners. This timely and very down-to-earth and inspiring book, written by Gardening Australia presenter Josh Byrne, gives ideas on how to contribute to a cleaner, greener world in your own backyard, however small it may be. He also writes about his own step-by-step development of one of his own garden projects on a tiny, narrow inner-city site. This book is full of useful and helpful information for anyone to create their own sustainable and productive garden while facing the challenge of limited space. ISBN: 9781742708713. Our Book No: 29124. $30 AUD.

39. Cameron, Mary (editor) (1999). A Guide to Flowers and Plants of Tasmania (Revised, reprint ed). Sydney / Launceston: Reed New Holland / Launceston Field Naturalists Club. 120 pp. Paperback octavo, stiffened card covers, very good condition, many colour photos (plates), few black & white drawings, minor edgewear. The Launceston Field Naturalists Club was asked to recommend a layman's guide to Tasmania's flora. Each of the 300 species described is accompanied by a colour photograph for easy identification. The text includes information on size, description, flowering time and habitat. ISBN: 1876334355. Our Book No: 22026. $10 AUD.

40. Canberra, Horticultural Society of; Le Mesurier, John (2004). The Canberra Gardener: Celebrating 75 Years of Gardening in Canberra (9th ed). Canberra: Horticultural Society of Canberra Inc. 416 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour text-photos, few black & cream photos, charts, tiny bump top spine, minor edgewear corners. Heavy. This beautiful book has been written especially for Canberra conditions, by a team of expert and enthusiastic local garden lovers. In this new edition the emphasis is on what grows best in Canberra's climate. There are annuals, perennials, vegetables, trees and shrubs, and brand new sections on magnolias, irises, Japanese maples, hydrangeas, the ever-expanding range of Australian plants, and a final chapter of the month by month jobs to do in your garden. John Le Mesurier was the Convenor of the Editorial Committee. ISBN: 0950085030. Our Book No: 30046. $30 AUD.

41. Carn, K. G. (1939). Control of Weeds (Revised, retitled ed). Sydney: New South Wales Department of Agriculture / Rural Bank of New South Wales. 66 pp. Paperback tall trade, good condition, concealed staples, paper covers, black & white drawings, colour plates, tide marks bottom edge last few pages & rear cover (former water contact now dry, light foxing edges, pages lightly toned, white background on covers little marked, slight loss bottom spine, closed tear spine, few creases covers, minor insect damage fore-edge covers, minor edgewear corners. This book has been issued to help the person on the land to control the weeds that are a problem to all farmers. The black & white illustrations and colour plates will help with identification. Written by the Weeds Officer, New South Wales Department of Agriculture. (Originally published in 1935 under the title "Know Your Weeds". This is the revised and enlarged retitled edition.). Our Book No: 29245. $15 AUD.

42. Cashore, Benjamin; Auld, Graeme; Newsom, Deanna (2004). Governing through Markets: Forest Certification and the Emergence of Non-State Authority (1st ed). New Haven: Yale University Press (YUP). 327 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), tables, figures, tiny bump bottom edge. This book documents five cases in which the Forest Stewardship Council, a forest certification program backed by leading environmental groups, has competed with industry and landowner-sponsored certification systems for legitimacy. The authors compare the politics behind forest certification in five countries: British Columbia, the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom and Sweden. ISBN: 0300101090. Our Book No: 21725. $20 AUD.

43. Cassinelli, Gino Del Sante (editor); Huaman Chang, Daniel (photos); Light, Stephen (translation) (2006). Flowers of Machu Picchu Including Orchids (1st ed). Peru: Publisher Not Stated. 120 pp. Paperback wide trade, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, map, colour text-photos (some full-page), faint foxing title page & top edge inside rear cover, small dent top edge rear cover, minor edgewear. This book describes and illustrates 96 of the most distinctive flowers of the Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary. It is a simple field guide designed for the non-specialist visitor walking any section of the Inca Trail or touring the citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru. ISBN: 9972917223. Our Book No: 27147. $30 AUD.

44. Cathcart, Stephen; Pavich, Chris (2000). A Guide to Threatened Fauna of the Northern Central Tablelands (1st ed). Mudgee, NSW: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. 68 pp. Paperback trade, stapled, very good condition, map inside front cover, colour text-photos, minor edgewear, tiny scuff spine ends. Provides an overview of all the actions that are being carried out across New South Wales to ensure the survival of our precious fauna. This booklet has been published to make it easier for people in the Northern Central Tablelands to identify threatened species. It focuses on Mudgee, Rylstone, Coolah and Merriwa shires, but it easily applies to most other parts of the region. Twenty-eight species are described. ISBN: 0731361849. Our Book No: 29863. $18 AUD.

45. Chandler, Jo (2011). Feeling the Heat (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 292 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. This book takes the author across the Antarctic ice, under the seas and through the tropical rainforests of far north Queensland. This book reveals startling truths about climate change, government policy and the future of Earth. ISBN: 9780522857719. Our Book No: 25363. $28 AUD.

46. Cherry, Derelie (2009). Two Dogs and a Garden (Reprint ed). Kulnura, NSW: Paradise Publishers. 240 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour photos (mostly full-page), light bump top pine. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This delightful book, full of passion, beauty and life-like flowers, is about her garden, and the trials and tribulations experienced by herself, husband Bob, and their two dogs Jessee and Trudy. The garden is called Paradise, located 100 km north of Sydney, which Bob began creating in 1972. A wonderful edition to any garden book collection. ISBN: 9780646509570. Our Book No: 28552. $25 AUD.

47. Churchill, D. M.; Muir, T. B.; Sinkora, D. M. (1978). The Published Works of Ferdinand J. H. Mueller (1825 - 1896) [Muelleria, volume 4, no 1]. Melbourne: National Herbarium of Victoria. 120 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, card covers (edges little faded), figures, plates, minor edgewear. A comprehensive bibliography of the published papers of the noted German-Australian botanist, and head of the National Herbarium of Victoria. Mueller (1825 - 1896) was a German-Australian botanist, appointed government botanist of the colony of Victoria 1853, and later director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne. He also founded the National Herbarium of Victoria. Our Book No: 4504. $20 AUD.

48. Clarke, Marcus (1996). About Gardens and Flowers [Commemoration Series]. Canberra: Mulini Press. 34 pp. Paperback thin trade, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, black & white text drawings. This pamphlet was published to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Marcus Clarke on 24 April 1846. The novelist is best known for his "For the Term of His Natural Life". He also wrote articles and essays. Among the latter is this essay about Gardens and Flowers. The main part of the essay is about the Botanic Gardens of Melbourne as they were in the 1870s just after they had been taken over from Ferdinand von Mueller by William Guilfoyle. He also mentions Francis Bacon and John Evelyn and some of the well-known and loved flower painters. ISBN: 094991066X. Our Book No: 28444. $14 AUD.

49. Clarke, Pat; Wilson, Lynne (illustrator) (2010). The Magic Forest of Goonoo. Dubbo, NSW: Goonoo Books. Unnum 44 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings (many full-page), few tint dents top edge & fore-edge rear cover. A children's picture story about how the animals fought and won when trappers threatened the Goonoo Forest. The story is fictional but based on the real Goonoo State Conservation Area between Dubbo and Mendooran, New South Wales (NSW). The beautiful illustrations bring the story to life and will interest all ages. ISBN: 9780646543482. Our Book No: 28538. $30 AUD.

50. Clebsch, Betsy; Barner, Carol B. (illustrator) (2008). The New Book of Salvias: Sages for Every Garden (2nd, Australian ed). Sydney, Glebe: Florilegium. 344 pp. Paperback octavo, new condition, colour photos, black & white drawings. A wonderful information-packed book about this hardy plant. The author has grown a large selection of the most worthy of the 900 species of Salvia in her Californian garden. This is the book for gardeners who want to grow these special plants. There are many photos and drawings to help identify the many species in this fascinating plant family. Most of the 150 plants in this book are now available in Australia and are very suitable for Australia's harsh climate. This updated edition has nearly 100 more photographs, and more than 50 new species and cultivars than its predecessor. ISBN: 9781876314187. Our Book No: 23081. $18 AUD.

51. Clebsch, Betsy; Barner, Carol B. (illustrator) (2008). The New Book of Salvias: Sages for Every Garden (2nd, Australian ed). Sydney, Glebe: Florilegium. 344 pp. Paperback octavo, new condition, colour photos, black & white drawings, copy 2. A wonderful information-packed book about this hardy plant. The author has grown a large selection of the most worthy of the 900 species of Salvia in her Californian garden. This is the book for gardeners who want to grow these special plants. There are many photos and drawings to help identify the many species in this fascinating plant family. Most of the 150 plants in this book are now available in Australia and are very suitable for Australia's harsh climate. This updated edition has nearly 100 more photographs, and more than 50 new species and cultivars than its predecessor. ISBN: 9781876314187. Our Book No: 23081A. $18 AUD.

52. Clyne, Densey (1996). How to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden (Reprint ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 85 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, small maps, minimal faint foxing front flyleaf, minor edgewear. This book is for anyone with an interest in butterflies. The life cycles of 32 common Australian butterflies are featured here, together with the plants on which they like to feed. The magnificent photography will help you identify not only the butterflies themselves, but also the caterpillars and sometimes even the eggs and pupae. ISBN: 0864177763. Our Book No: 24760. $10 AUD.

53. Codd, Peter; Payne, Bill; Woolcock, Colin (illustrator) (1998). The Plant Life of Kosciuszko (1st ed). Sydney, East Roseville: Kangaroo Press. 192 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, black & white drawings, top corner tip front cover & few pages little creased, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear corners. This book is about the plants of the snowfields, from the winter snow line to the alpine and subalpine tracts. The second part of this book describes the plants of the Kosciuszko alpine and subalpine tracts in words and line drawings. The plants illustrated in colour can be identified easily, and reference to the carefully detailed drawings of most species will help to make the task easier and more enjoyable. ISBN: 0864178778. Our Book No: 29955. $25 AUD.

54. Connell, Margaret (1990). Where the Wildflowers Bloom: An Artist's Outback Journey. Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 80 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour watercolour paintings, minor edgewear & rubbing, minor foxing pastedowns, minor foxing reverse side jacket (few tiny dents front cover). A collection of 43 exquisite paintings of Australian flowers (including two butterflies). The author describes a long collecting journey through the outback of Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, the Northern Territory, and South Australia. ISBN: 086417280X. Our Book No: 23209. $12 AUD.

55. Cooke, Fadzilah Majid (editor) (2006). State, Communities and Forests in Contemporary Borneo [Asia-Pacific environment monographs]. Canberra: Australian National University E Press (ANU E Press). 208 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, top corner front cover lightly creased, minor edgewear. Examines the political complexities of forest management across the whole island of Borneo, tackling issues of tenure, land use change and resource competition, tradition versus modernity, disputes within and between communities, between communities and private firms, or between communities and governments. While the focus is on changes taking place in local political economies and conservation practices, the book also looks at the larger changes taking place in both Indonesia and Malaysia. ISBN: 1920942513. Our Book No: 23587. $20 AUD.

56. Coslow, Sam (1940). Last Night's Gardenias. Sydney: D. Davis & Co. 4 pp. Paperback folio, canclled EX-LIBRARY, good plus condition, library marks (barcode, number sticker), minor edgewear, owner's written name. Sheet music for this popular song, for voice and piano, words & music by Sam Coslow. Our Book No: 16733. $15 AUD.

57. Crane, Walter (1980). Flower's from Shakespeare's Garden: A Posy from the Plays, Pictured by Walter Crane. London: Cassell Ltd. 40 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition, silver drawing front board, colour drawings, bottom edge & spine ends rubbed, minor edgewear jacket (lightly faded). This book was first published in 1906, and this classic reissue is as charming as it was then. One of a series of 'flower fantasies' produced by Crane towards the end of his life, it combines the originality of his earlier illustrative work with haunting fragments of quotations from Shakespeare. ISBN: 0289709105. Our Book No: 29653. $15 AUD.

58. Creffield, J. W. (1991). Wood Destroying Insects: Wood Borers and Termites (1st ed). Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing. 44 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, bottom corner front cover creased, tiny scuff spine ends, top corner tip flyleaf removed, minor edgewear. The aim of this handbook is to give architects, engineers, builders, surveyors, foresters, members of the pest control and timber industries, and the general public with a source of reference to the more important wood borers and termites found in Australia. ISBN: 0643051511. Our Book No: 27989. $20 AUD.

59. Crittenden, Victor (1979). The Front Garden: The Story of the Cottage Garden in Australia (1st p/b ed). Canberra, Cook: Mulini Press. 50 pp. Paperback large octavo (with flaps), very good condition, black & white drawings, tiny scuff spine ends, faint toning edges, minor edgewear. The author (publisher and book collector) has written a fascinating history of the cottage garden in Australia. He mentions his own early adventure with gardening, and has researched the history of Australian gardening. He was inspired by Polly Park, a writer on gardens and gardening, to write this book. ISBN: 0959841458. Our Book No: 29922. $25 AUD.

60. Crittenden, Victor; Bennet, Arthur (illustrator) (1982). An Autumn Visit: Historic Gardens in Sydney and the Blue Mountains. Canberra: Mulini Press. 48 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good condition, thin pictorial card covers (little faded near top spine), drawings (including frontispiece), minor edgewear. This booklet describes the visits in May 1981 to historic gardens at Mount Wilson and a few other gardens in the Sydney area, as part of the Australian Garden History Society's annual conference. Includes biographical notes on the people who planned and constructed the gardens. (Edition limited to 650 copies.) ISBN: 0949910074. Our Book No: 29722. $18 AUD.

61. Crittenden, Victor; Clough, Richard (introduction) (1992). A Shrub in the Landscape of Fame: Thomas Shepherd, Australian Landscape Gardener and Nurseryman. Canberra: Mulini Press. 175 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, black & white sketches, minimal edgewear. Thomas Shepherd was a Scot who trained as a landscape gardener. He set off for Australia in 1825 and tried to establish a settlement in New Zealand. At Governor Darling's request, he developed the first commercial nursery in Sydney. He wrote a book on landscape gardening in Australia. This biography gives some details of Shepherd's adventures, life and career battles. It reproduces in full his first lecture on "Landscape Gardening in Australia" delivered in 1836 at the Mechanics School of Arts in Sydney just before his death. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 094991021X. Our Book No: 23050. $35 AUD.

62. Crittenden, Victor (1992). A Shrub in the Landscape of Fame: Thomas Shepherd, Australian Landscape Gardener and Nurseryman. Canberra: Mulini Press. 177 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, blue cloth cover, very good plus condition, black & white sketches, minimal edgewear. (Limited edition of 50 copies, but out of series.) Thomas Shepherd was a Scot who trained as a landscape gardener. He set off for Australia in 1825 and tried to establish a settlement in New Zealand. At Governor Darling's request, he developed the first commercial nursery in Sydney. He wrote a book on landscape gardening in Australia. This biography gives some details of Shepherd's adventures, life and career battles. It reproduces in full his first lecture on "Landscape Gardening in Australia" delivered in 1836 at the Mechanics School of Arts in Sydney just before his death. (This hardback edition has the same ISBN as as the paperback edition.). ISBN: 094991021X. Our Book No: 17328. $60 AUD.

63. Crittenden, Victor (1997). Louisa Atkinson and her Novels. Canberra: Mulini Press. 63 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, tiny scuff spine edge. This book is about the first native born (Australian-born) woman novelist. This book is an outline of her life and discusses her novels and stories. Louisa Atkinson was born in 1838 and died in 1871. In addition to her novels she is is well-known as a botanist and a collector of Australian plants. ISBN: 0949910546. Our Book No: 29721. $20 AUD.

64. Crittenden, Victor (2002). Yesterday's Gardens: A History and Bibliography of Australian Gardening Books (2nd, revised and enlarged ed). Canberra: Mulini Press. 276 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, pictorial cover, very good condition, black & white illustrations, frontispiece, tiny dent spine edge. This book is a fascinating history of gardening books in Australia. The first part outlines the story of gardening books in this country and the people who wrote them. Many of the introduced plants and flowers are revealed and the growing of Native Plants from the earliest times is referred to in this part. This book has been revised and extended and in part rewritten. It now lists 206 Australian Gardening Books published before 1950. The Second Part of the book lists in detail all Australian Gardening Books from the first 'Gardening Guide' in 1806 up until 1950 and gives a brief description of the contents of each book. ISBN: 0949910902. Our Book No: 29723. $35 AUD.

65. Crone, Nina; Forgasz, Helen (editor) (2008). Garden Cuttings: Articles for The Age by Nina Crone (1st ed). Melbourne, North Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing (ASP). 212 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few colour photos, black & white drawings, top corner front cover minimally creased, bottom corner tip front cover little rubbed, minor edgewear. This well-illustrated book has the complete collection of articles, and previously unpublished writings, of Nina Crone. Nina wrote the articles using the nom de plume Alison Dalrymple in "The Age" newspaper between 1982 and 1997. Based on her own travels, the author goes around the globe to visit public gardens with diverse botanical landscapes, as well as many articles on plants and gardens and their histories. ISBN: 9781740971928. Our Book No: 28688. $40 AUD.

66. Cronin, Leonard; Berry, Ruth (illustrator); Devaux, Roslyn (illustrator); Westmacott, Marion (illustrator) (1987). Key Guide to Australian Wildflowers (1st ed) [Key Guide Series]. Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Reed Books. 223 pp. Paperback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), flexible card covers, colour paintings, small tear top spine jacket (tiny piece missing top spine, minor edgewear). This book is a completely new concept in the history of botanical publishing in Australia: the synthesis of watercolour illustrations and concise plant descriptions with a unique, visual key. 600 of the most commonly encountered wildflowers are illustrated and described in clear, concise language with the minimum use of botanical terms. The book will be of interest to nature-lovers, students and botanists throughout Australia. ISBN: 0730101916. Our Book No: 27112. $15 AUD.

67. Cronin, Leonard (2013). Key Guide to Australian Trees (Reprint ed) [Cronin's Key Guide Series]. Sydney, Crows Nest: Jacana Books. 190 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour illustrations. This book is an authoritative reference work and a very useful guide to Australia's wonderful trees. There are more than 325 species from all parts of the continent. Each tree is illustrated and described in detail in clear concise language, there are distribution maps. and a unique visual key to make identification fast and simple. The book will be of interest to nature-lovers, students and botanists throughout Australia. ISBN: 9781741751093. Our Book No: 29299. $20 AUD.

68. Cronin, Leonard (2016). Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Wildflowers (Revised, reprint ed) [Key Guide Series]. Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 230 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition, colour text-photos. This handbook is a completely new concept in the history of botanical publishing in Australia: the synthesis of watercolour illustrations and concise plant descriptions with a unique, visual key. More than 590 of the most commonly encountered wildflowers are illustrated and described in clear, concise language with the minimum use of botanical terms. There are distribution maps of every species. The book will be of interest to nature lovers, students and botanists throughout Australia. ISBN: 9781760292478. Our Book No: 29346. $20 AUD.

69. Crosbie, Colin (2007). The Horticultural Society Easy Pruning (Reprint ed) [RHS Simple Steps]. London: Dorling Kindersley. 160 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour text-photos, minimal edgewear corners covers. This handy and useful reference book is a guide on how to prune, why it's good to prune, when to do it. The many photos offer inspiration. The guide is based in Britain, however many of the plants and trees are grown in Australia. ISBN: 9781405316859. Our Book No: 28345. $10 AUD.

70. Cuerel, Ruth (1980). Old Illawarra: A Pretend and Truth Book. Brisbane: Courier-Mail Printing Service (Printer). Unnum 16 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, reader creases along spine, stapled (faintly rusted), faint foxing middle pages & inside covers, little creasing & marking rear cover, minor edgewear. A delightful children's story about a very special tree. The story about Illawarra Flame is based on a real Illawarra Flame tree growing close to the author's home (Brisbane?). The charming drawings will delight children of all ages (and quite a few adults, too). Our Book No: 27757. $15 AUD.

71. Cuffley, Peter (1997). Cottage Gardens in Australia (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Five Mile Press. 248 pp. Paperback large square, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, colour photos, bottom corner front cover little creased, minimal edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This beautiful book is fully illustrated with contemporary prints, paintings, garden plans and photographs. Traces the social history of Australia's smaller domestic gardens from early colonial times up to the present. ISBN: 0867888636. Our Book No: 24416. $25 AUD.

72. Cundall, Peter (2007). The Practical Australian Gardener: Seasonal Tasks Using Sensible Organic Methods (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 214 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour photos, black & white drawings, minor edgewear corners & top edge. A wealth of gardening wisdom from gardening guru Peter Cundall. As seen on ABC-TVs "Gardening Australia". The chapters are arranged chronologically by month. ISBN: 9780140118315. Our Book No: 26566. $25 AUD.

73. Dainty (1908). Picturesque Australia: Its Flowers and its Views: Queensland no 2 [Dainty Series]. City Not Stated: Publisher Not Stated. Unnum pp. Paperback oblong quarto, fair plus condition, card cover, yapp edges (cover extends beyond page margins), full-page black & white plates, tissue guards (detached, creased), colour page borders, ribbon tie along spine, toning & foxing reverse side plates, insect damage patch front cover, edgewear, bookplate inside front cover. (Estimated date, 1908, Trove catalogue.) Photographic views, consisting of title page, and 12 full-page captioned photographic views of Queensland, each set within a border of coloured captioned native wild flowers. Our Book No: 15959. $20 AUD.

74. Dargavel, John (1995). Fashioning Australia's Forests. Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 312 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, tables, figures, top corner front cover little creased, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. This book reviews the management of forests from pre-European times, demonstrating that the physical structure of forests, and our conceptions of them, are socially constructed. The author binds together the story of industrial development and forest use with the slow acceptance of the case to conserve the forests. The concluding chapter is about the future for the forests, their industries and workers. ISBN: 019553526X. Our Book No: 28698. $25 AUD.

75. Dash, Mike (2010). Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower and the Extraordinary Passion It Aroused (Reissue ed). London: Phoenix. 297 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos & drawings, spine little creased, minor edgewear. This book is about the tulip which had just arrived in Holland from the Far East in the 1630's. The author follows the financial boom and devastating bust, beautifully evoking Holland's Golden Age. ISBN: 9780753827994. Our Book No: 26261. $14 AUD.

76. Dauvergne, Peter (2001). Loggers and Degradation in the Asia-Pacific: Corporations and Environmental Management (1st p/b ed) [Cambridge Asia-Pacific Studies]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 202 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear & rubbing, bookplate (review copy). Academic (University of Sydney) demonstrates how corporate loggers have irreparably damaged much of the tropical forests in the Asia-Pacific region during the past 40 years. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 052100134X. Our Book No: 12045. $10 AUD.

77. Dawborn, Kerry (editor); (editor), Caroline Smith (2011). Permaculture Pioneers: Stories from the New Frontier. Hepburn, VIC: Melliodora Publishing (Holmgren). 364 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos & vignettes. Permaculture is one of Australia's great intellectual exports, having helped farmers and gardeners worldwide to design ecologically sustainable production. The stories of 25 key Australians over the last 30 years, from David Holmgren to Josh Byrne - their experiences, insights, struggles and triumphs. ISBN: 9780975078624. Our Book No: 15607. $20 AUD.

78. de Mornay, M. Mauny; Monneret, M. (1838). Livre du Jardinier Guide Complet de la Culture des Jardins Fruitiers, Potagers et d'Agrement: Suivi de l'Hygiene du Jardinier. Paris: Librarie Encyclopedique de Roret. 331 + 277 pp. Hardback very small, half-bound (board cover & leather spine), good plus condition, board cover has vertical split front cover (repaired), two foldout drawings at rear, raised bands spine (gilt lettering), paper label & annotation title page, edgewear, internally very good. (Estimated date, 1838, Worldcat.) Two French-language volumes bound as one volume: "Livre du Jardinier" by de Mornay; and "l'Hygiene du Jardinier", by Monneret. Paper label on title page covers original publisher details. Titles in English: "Complete Gardener's Guide to Growing Fruit Gardens, Backyards and Ornamentals" and "Monitoring Garden Hygiene". Our Book No: 15508. $100 AUD.

79. Dennard, Deborah; McKinnon, James (illustrator) (2000). Koala Country: A Story of an Australian Eucalyptus Forest (U.S. ed). Norwalk, CN: Soundprints. 27 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, tiny scuff spine, minor edgewear. Children's picture story of an Australian eucalyptus forest where a mother koala and her joey feed and observe the other animal inhabitants of their fragile forest home. ISBN: 1568998880. Our Book No: 28779. $15 AUD.

80. Department of Agriculture, Victoria (1945). The Honey Flora of Victoria (5th ed). Melbourne: Department of Agriculture / J. J. Gourley, Government Printer. 136 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, concealed staples, thin card covers, black & white text-photos & drawings, small piece missing top spine, small tear spine, light foxing covers, pages toned, corner tips few pages little creased, minor insect damage covers & title page, few tiny holes front cover, top corner front cover missing, some edgewear. The information in this book is the result of observations of bee-keepers in different parts of Victoria made in recent years. A number of apiarists have supplied the material about the character of the honey, the time of blossoming, length of time in bud, pollen or not pollen-producing. The many drawings make this a very useful book for anyone interested in bee-keeping or collecting books with character. (Estimated date, 1940s, Trove catalogue.) Our Book No: 30062. $40 AUD.

81. Dick, Matthew (1980). Native Plants of Inner Western Sydney (Reprint ed). Sydney, Leichhardt: Leichhardt Association. 54 pp. Paperback quarto, green pictorial card cover (spiral binding), very good condition, typewritten text, black & white drawings, minor foxing tope edge, minor edgewear. A booklet by the local community heritage association, with the aim of encouraging residents to reintroduce native plants to the area. At the rear, contains a table of trees and plants suitable for the inner west and south west of Sydney. Our Book No: 12924. $15 AUD.

82. Dixon, Will (1906). The Plants of New South Wales: An Analytical Key to the Flowering Plants (except Grasses and Rushes) and Ferns of the State, Set Out in an Original Method, with an Up-to-date List of Native and Introduced Flora (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 322 pp. Hardback small, brown cloth covers, good condition, black & white drawings, top corner, minor foxing endpapers & edges, pages lightly toned & minimal spots foxing, cover little mottled & corners little bumped, spine ends scuffed, non-author written name & stamp flyleaf. In modern slipcase (little scuffed). The author has stated in his preface that he started this work in 1881 as a reference to plant names for his own use. He includes all the plants in the Eastern district from Kiama to Newcastle, and from the ocean to the mountains. He later included all plants in the state of New South Wales, with the addition of such introduced ones as that have gone truly wild. A complete book which botanical students can use as a ready means of finding plant names. This would be a wonderful addition to any botany book collection. Our Book No: 29857. $40 AUD.

83. Dowdon, Aubrey; Besly, Maurice (1928). Columbine's Garden: Vocal Duet [Plate: H12449]. London: Boosey & Co. 6 pp. Paperback folio, good condition, spine loose (archival tape repair), covers lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, rubber stamp, owner's written name. Copyright date, 1928. Sheet music, lyrics by Dowdon, music by Besly. Our Book No: 15265. $10 AUD.

84. Dutton, Ninette (2000). Home: A Journey of Discovery and Fulfilment (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 264 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few minor scratches covers & spine, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Fascinating autobiography of Australian writer and artist. The author has written a wonderfully reflective account of living for the day, of travelling, gardening and making a house a home. ISBN: 187648537X. Our Book No: 26023. $12 AUD.

85. Eddy, David; Mallinson, Dave; Rehwinkel, Rainer (illustrator); Sharp, Sarah (2007). Grassland Flora: A Field Guide for the Southern Tablelands (NSW and ACT) (4th reprint ed). Canberra: Environment ACT. 156 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spiral binding, glossy card covers, black & white drawings, colour text-photos, small crease rear cover, minor edgewear corners. A superb field guide to grassland plants on the Southern Tablelands of NSW & the ACT. A glossary inside the back cover explains the technical terms used in the text. Line drawings are used throughout the book to show fine details of the subjects described. Aims to assist readers to identify plants commonly found in grassy ecosystems of the Southern Tablelands. The lowland communities are described. The chapters include: Threatened plants and communities, animals of the grassy ecosystems, grasses, rushes, lilies, orchids, ferns, shrubs and trees. ISBN: 0731360214. Our Book No: 40230. $25 AUD.

86. Edmanson, Jane (1995). Jane Edmanson's Favourite Plants: A Personal and Practical Selection for Australian Gardeners. Melbourne: Lothian Books. 153 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, thick card covers (with flaps), colour text-photos (some full-page), few black & white drawings, small sticker scuff front flyleaf, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear, owner's written name title page. Covers the whole gamut of the garden - from flowers, shrubs and trees to fruit, vegetables, herbs, lawns and soils. Jane also offers inspiration, new ideas and helpful hints along the way. Jane is well-known as a presenter on ABC Television's Gardening Australia. A wonderful book for the garden lover. ISBN: 0850917069. Our Book No: 28703. $16 AUD.

87. Edmanson, Jane; Lawrence, Lorrie (1995). The Australian Garden: A Classic Guide to Design, Planting and Care (1st p/b ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 326 pp. Paperback wide quarto, removable plastic cover as issued (small edge tear), very good condition, colour text-photos, black & white sketches, light creasing covers. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Written by a presenter on the popular ABC-TV Gardening Australia program. Covers the whole gamut of the garden - from flowers, shrubs and trees to fruit, vegetables, herbs, lawns and soils. Jane also offers inspiration, new ideas and helpful hints along the way. A wonderful book for the garden lover. The book also includes a gardener's calendar. ISBN: 0670866679. Our Book No: 28002. $30 AUD.

88. Erickson, Rica (1981). Triggerplants (Reprint ed). Perth, Crawley: University of Western Australia Press. 229 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour plates (including colour frontispiece), front flyleaf little marked, minimal edgewear. The Western Australian author explores the fascinating world of triggerplants. The full-page illustrations by the author make this wonderful book very easy to understand. This would be an ideal addition to a botany book collection. ISBN: 0855641002. Our Book No: 15391. $40 AUD.

89. Erickson, Rica (2005). A Naturalist's Life. Perth, Crawley: University of Western Australia Press. 144 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, colour photos,, minor edgewear. In this inspiring book, the Western Australian botanical artist writes about how she became interested in natural history, her guides, mentors and associates, and how she did her research. The book is interspersed with reproductions of some of her writings, drawings and paintings from the 1940s, 50s and 60s. ISBN: 1920694277. Our Book No: 17633. $22 AUD.

90. Ewart, Alfred J.; Tovey, J. R. (assistant) (1909). The Weeds, Poison Plants, and Naturalized Aliens of Victoria. Part 1: Poisonous, Injurious, and Proclaimed Weeds (Native and Introduced), with the Coloured Plates. Part 2: Census of the Naturalized Aliens and Introduced Exotics (1st ed). Melbourne: Alfred J. Ewart / J. Kemp, Government Printer. 110 pp. Hardback large octavo, good condition, dark green cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), colour plates, light foxing most pages & plates, cover corners & spine ends little rubbed, slight colour loss spine, little rubbing spine & covers, edges lightly toned & foxed, light toning & foxing endpapers, little foxing title page, corners covers little bumped, owner's name & address. From the author's preface: Coloured drawings of all the proclaimed plants not previously figured were prepared for publication and these were issued from month to month in the Journal of the Department of Agriculture of Victoria. The present work contains these coloured plates, with a full account of the properties and the best modes of treatment of all our commoner weeds. Written by Government Botanist and Professor of Botany in the Melbourne University. This wonderful old book is in pretty good shape despite being over 100 year old, and would make a great addition to any botany book collection. Our Book No: 29239. $50 AUD.

91. Fairley, Alan (1981). The Observer's Book of Wildflowers of Australia [Australian Observer's Series, A8]. Sydney / London: Methuen of Australia / Frederick Warne. 128 pp. Hardback very small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour photos, minor edgewear. A scarce Australian edition of the highly collectible Observer series. ISBN: 0454002424. Our Book No: 9770. $17 AUD.

92. Fairley, Alan (1981). The Observer's Book of Wildflowers of Australia [Australian Observer's Series, A8]. Sydney / London: Methuen of Australia / Frederick Warne. 128 pp. Hardback very small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour photos, minor edgewear, copy 2. A scarce Australian edition of the highly collectible Observer series. ISBN: 0454002424. Our Book No: 9770A. $17 AUD.

93. Flannery, Timothy Fridtjof (Tim) (1994). The Future Eaters: An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands and People (Reprint ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Reed New Holland. 423 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear. A history of human interaction with (and coming to terms with) the Australian environment and ecology. ISBN: 1876334215. Our Book No: 3644. $20 AUD.

94. Forbes, Anita; Parker, Natalie Jane (illustrator) (2008). The Little Aussie Adventurers on a Rainforest Quest: Book 2 (Reprint ed) [Little Aussie Adventurers]. Melbourne, Armadale: Brolly Books. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, few tiny dents bottom edges of covers & few pages, minor edgewear. This beautiful bright book is about an ant named Flynn, and his friend Benny the beetle. They are on a quest to find a cure for Asha, Queen of the Ants. Travel with them through lush rainforests and exotic terrain in their frantic race against time to save their queen. ISBN: 1877035238. Our Book No: 27602. $12 AUD.

95. Fox, Anni Luur (1977). A Brief Guide to Herbs (3rd revised ed). Hahndorf, SA: Fox Publishing. 56 pp. Paperback very small, stapled pamphlet, card cover, very good condition, black & white drawings, faint foxing edges. A short but comprehensive guide to harvesting drying and storing, together with descriptions of of the main types of herbs, and companion plants, etc. Our Book No: 10858. $10 AUD.

96. Frankel, Tamara; Frankel, Simon (illustrator) (1947). The Weeping Pussy Willow (1st ed). Kenosha, WI: John Martin's House. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback quarto, pictorial boards, navy blue paper spine, good condition, colour drawings (few full-page), minor foxing few pages, slight loss base spine, minor edgewear, minor rubbing edges, edges lightly toned, minimal foxing inside covers, owner's written name inside cover. This charming children's picture story is about a very unhappy Pussy Willow tree. The blue-jay told him he should be weeping and have his branches hanging on the ground. He cheered up when the earthworm told him he is a Pussy Willow and meant to be happy and upstanding; it is the Weeping Willow that weeps. The bright drawings and easy-to-read text will appeal to all ages. Our Book No: 26130. $20 AUD.

97. Fraser, Ian; McJannett, Margaret; Fitzgerald, Helen (drawings) (1994). Over the Hills and Tharwa Way: Eastern Namadgi National Park: A Driver's and Walker's Guide (1st ed). Canberra: Canberra & South East Region Environment Centre. 174 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, maps, black & white drawings & text-photos, minor edgewear corners, minor creases covers. This book is a companion to "Above the Cotter". There are seven drives described in this book, all suitable for any suburban vehicle. There are 23 walks described, all of which can be easily completed in the course of a day trip from Canberra. ISBN: 0646190296. Our Book No: 27126. $50 AUD.

98. Frazer Simons, Phyl (1987). Historic Tasmanian Gardens (1st ed). Canberra: Mulini Press. 295 pp. Paperback thick small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, frontispiece, small dent rear cover & few pages, small scratch rear cover, minor edgewear. The author has researched the early gardens of Tasmania's history. The book is not only about old gardens, but of early settlers, their marriages and families, and the contribution they put into developing the early settlement, and the names they left for posterity. ISBN: 0949910163. Our Book No: 29711. $35 AUD.

99. Fry, Carolyn; Bradley, Catherine (2013). Kew's Global Kitchen Cookbook: 101 Recipes Using Edible Plants from Around the World. Surrey: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 160 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good condition, colour drawings, few page corner tips little worn, minor edgewear corners. This very special book is a celebration of the variety of edible plants (introduction by Fry, edited with additions by Bradley). There are 101 recipes using plants from all corners of the globe, along with stories of their history and discovery, richly illustrated with historic botanical art from the Archives of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. This book was produced for the IncrEdibles Festival at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. ISBN: 9781842464960. Our Book No: 28503. $20 AUD.

100. Fuhrer, Bruce; Robinson, Richard (1992). Rainforest Fungi of Tasmania and South-east Australia (1st ed). Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing. 95 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, colour photos (most full-page), inside covers little marked, small stain bottom edge rear cover and last few pages, minor edgewear. This book introduces the rich fungal flora of southeastern Australia, and to provide a guide book to help the layperson with naming fungi which they will find on a rainforest walk. This very special book will be of interest to anyone wanting to learn about and do further study of these fascinating organisms. ISBN: 0643053115. Our Book No: 30363. $35 AUD.

101. Fullerton, Patricia (2002). The Flower Hunter: Ellis Rowan. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 105 pp. Paperback large quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, full-page colour photos (paintings). Ellis Rowan was an remarkable Australian artist and adventurer, particularly in New Guinea. This handsome book is an exhibition catalogue for some of her 970 beautiful paintings carefully preserved in the National Library of Australia. Includes a brief biography, list of her works and a bibliography. ISBN: 0642107602. Our Book No: 14169. $26 AUD.

102. Galbraith, Jean; Shaw, Peggy (illustrator) (1990). Doongalla Restored: The Story of a Garden (1st this ed). Canberra: Mulini Press. 123 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, colour frontispiece, black & white drawings, spine little faded, minor edgewear. The author states that this historical novel is a dream for gardeners who would love to find a old run-down garden and restore it. The story is based on a real garden in Victoria restored by two friends, but the characters and the story are purely fictional. The book is very inspiring for garden lovers and people who like early Australian history. This story was first published in "The Australian Garden Lover", 1939 - 1941. ISBN: 0949910201. Our Book No: 29748. $35 AUD.

103. Garden Designers, Maleny’s; Mclean, Glenys (typesetter); Spencer, Stuart (illustrator) (1987). A Garden Tour around Maleny and District. Maleny, QLD: Maleny Printers. 19 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, card cover, stapled pamphlet (rusted staples), black & white illustrations, map, few creases in front cover, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This very special little booklet is a guide to the many beautiful gardens, both old and new, small and large, which are in and around the township of Maleny, Queensland. The gardens are all private home gardens and not show gardens, and the gardens chosen can be seen in part or wholly from the road. There are also places to eat, have a picnic or stay, listed in the booklet. (Estimated date, late 1980s. There is a mention of a Daylily Nursery relocating during 1988.) Our Book No: 29809. $18 AUD.

104. Garden, Earth (2004). The Earth Garden Water Book (1st ed). Trentham, VIC: Earth Garden Books. 127 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, bottom corner rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. This resource manual is for anyone wanting to design their own water saving system, or buy 'off the shelf', cleverly-designed Australian systems and services that will slash water bills. ISBN: 0958639728. Our Book No: 24112. $15 AUD.

105. Gardiner, Allan (1993). Modern Plant Propagation: A Complete Guide to Successful Propagation for the Home and Professional Gardener (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Lothian. 186 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few colour photos, tiny scuff top spine, minor edgewear. This well-illustrated handbook covers all propagation methods, step-by-step. There is advice about seed collection, storage and stratification, a guide to all vegetative propagating techniques, and a brief introduction to micropropagation. The guide includes specific propagating advice for both exotic and Australian, trees, shrubs, climbers, house plants, ferns, orchids, and orchard plants. The author has over 50 years experience in horticulture, including 36 at Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens. ISBN: 0850912830. Our Book No: 28496. $17 AUD.

106. Garnett, T. R. (1990). Man of Roses: Alister Clark of Glenara and His Family (1st ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 128 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, colour photos, family tree iappendix, base spine little rubbed, minor edgewear jacket. This is the story of Alister Clark who was the younger son of Walter Clark of Argyllshire, a protege and partner of members of the Macleay family of Sydney, who built the famous Elizabeth Bay Garden. Walter Clark built Glenara near Melbourne in 1854 which has become perhaps the most significant garden in Australia because of its historical associations. Explains how Alister came to live there, and how his connection with the horticultural establishment in Britain inspired him to breed daffodils and roses. The appendices contain detailed horticultural information never before collected. The book is based on research among family papers. It combines detailed and specialist horticultural information with a portrait of a Scottish family which had great influence on Australia, directly and indirectly. ISBN: 0864173326. Our Book No: 30406. $40 AUD.

107. Gelding, John; Crittenden, Victor (introduction) (1983). Three Sydney Garden Nurseries in the 1860's (1st ed). Canberra, Cook: Mulini Press. 32 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, flexible card covers, stapled pamphlet, pictorial cover, few black & white drawings, minimal insect damage top edge front cover, minor edgewear. This small booklet contains printed accounts of visits to three garden nurseries in the 1860s. The author was the editor of the Horticultural Society's Magazine, which first published these articles. There is plenty of information on the kinds of trees, shrubs, flowers, and vegetables grown. One rose mentioned is named Boomerang and a pelagonium named Pride of St. Kilda. Included are descriptions of native plants available for the garden. ISBN: 0949910112. Our Book No: 29778. $15 AUD.

108. Gilbert, Allen (2003). No-dig Gardening: How to Create an Instant, Low-maintenance Garden. Sydney: ABC Books. 105 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour photos, black & white text-photos. By Australian agriculturalist and broadcaster who now lives in Tasmania and writes on organic gardening. ISBN: 0733309410. Our Book No: 11585. $35 AUD.

109. Gilbert, Allen; Yates (1992). Yates Organic Guide to Bulbs. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 136 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour photos, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. The author is a leading horticulturist and specialist in organic gardening and farming. In this book the emphasis is on organic gardening techniques, encouraging gardeners to use natural fertilisers and recycled materials. There is information on cut flowers, soils and mulches, and a special section to encourage children to establish their own bulb gardens. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0207169683. Our Book No: 22477. $10 AUD.

110. Gilbert, Lionel (1985). William Woolls: A Most Useful Colonist. Canberra: Mulini Press. 138 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear. William Woolls was a young orphan migrant who became a schoolmaster at King's School, Parramatta. Later he was ordained as an Anglican and appointed as Rector at Richmond. He was a tireless writer and a dedicated amateur botanist who eagerly investigated the vegetation of his adopted environment and wrote many pioneer works on Australian plants. ISBN: 0949910155. Our Book No: 17244. $20 AUD.

111. Gilbert, Lionel (2000). Mr McLeay's Elizabeth Bay Garden (1st ed). Canberra: Mulini Press. 75 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece), plans, covers little scratched, minor edgewear. The gardens at Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, were started in 1828 and visited long before the beautiful Elizabeth Bay House was built. By 1835 plants from overseas were being planted. The house is all that now remains except for a few garden fragments. This book contains many of the lists of the exotic plants that Mr McLeay imported from all over the world. This study describes the development of the gardens by Alexander McLeay and his descendants. The plant additions to the gardens are listed with editorial work on the modern plant names by the author. A wonderful book for anyone interested in garden history. ISBN: 0949910767. Our Book No: 29780. $18 AUD.

112. Greenop, Frank S.; Cameron, Col. (illustrator) (1965). Jumbo Jet and the Elves: Why You May See Elves on Bee's Backs [Moorooba Books]. Sydney: Greenop & Greenhalgh. Unnum 14 pp. Hardback small quarto, good condition, pictorial boards, stapled (lightly rusted, little loose), colour drawings, spine lightly worn, spine ends little scuffed, covers lightly marked, pages lightly toned, edges & pastedowns lightly foxed, small scuff front pastedown, few tiny dents rear board, rear fore-edge lightly dented, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1960s, Trove catalogue.) An Australian children's picture story book about some elves who live in a tiny cave in a rockery in the corner of a garden. One day they encounter Jumbo Jet, the dragon-fly, who scares them out of their cave. They then meet Queen Bee who gives a command to Jumbo Jet to leave and not return. The bees fly the elves home to their cave, and ever since that time the bees and the elves have been friends. A fun story for older children or adults. Our Book No: 27830. $15 AUD.

113. Griffiths, Tom (2001). Forests of Ash: An Environmental History. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press (CUP) / Museum Victoria. 227 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos centre spread, minor edgewear. A beautifully written history of Australia's giant eucalyptus, the mountain ash, the tallest hardwood tree in the world. Each chapter is supplemented by spotlights written by staff of Museum Victoria. (He has previously written a book on the mountain ash, published by Allen & Unwin in 1992.). ISBN: 0521012341. Our Book No: 16801. $20 AUD.

114. Hadlington, Phillip; Beck, Louise (illustrator) (1992). Termites and Other Common Timber Pests (Reprint, corrected ed). Sydney, Kensington: University of New South Wales Press. 126 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, sepia (brown-tinted) drawings, minimal faint foxing front flyleaf, minor edgewear. Austtralian entomologist provides the first available book that explains the habits of termites, the various species, and acceptable control methods. ISBN: 0868402109. Our Book No: 12128. $15 AUD.

115. Hadlington, Phillip; Marsden, Christine (1998). Termites and Borers: A Homeowner's Guide to Detection and Control. Sydney: Kensington: University of New South Wales Press. 53 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, stapled, colour text-photos (some full-page), faint foxing flyleaf & title page, light foxing top edge, minor edgewear. An easy-to-use guide with over 100 colour photos. As well as termite detection advice, it shows various methods of eradicating termites and protecting against their return. (Estimated date, 1998, Trove catalogue.). ISBN: 0868406007. Our Book No: 28497. $15 AUD.

116. Hadlington, Phillip; Marsden, Christine (1999). Common Household Pests: A Homeowner's Guide to Detection and Control (1st ed). Sydney, Kensington: University of New South Wales Press. 79 pp. Paperback large thin octavo, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear, few light creases covers, few tiny scratches front cover, top corner rear cover & few pages little creased, tiny rubbed spot flyleaf. This book looks at both chemical and non-chemical means of control, includes many 'what to do' sections, promotes strategies of prevention as a first measure to achieve control, answers common household questions about domestic pests including termites, and it helps people to identify harmless and useful insects and spiders, as well as the disease-spreading and dangerous ones. ISBN: 0868406252. Our Book No: 26605. $12 AUD.

117. Haggith, Mandy (2008). Paper Trails: From Trees to Trash - The True Cost of Paper. London: Virgin Books. 244 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, figures, minimal edgewear. About the global paper industry, travelling from the pristine forests and managed plantations of Canada, Russia and Indonesia to the pulp mills and paper factories of China and Britain, and the end uses in business, government, schools and homes throughout the world. ISBN: 9780753513293. Our Book No: 25170. $15 AUD.

118. Hall, Chris (2016). Wild Barossa: How Plants, People and Wildlife Connect. Tanunda, SA: Openbook Howden Print & Design. 65 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear. This beautiful book is about the wildlife and plants that make the Barossa Valley very special. Over 100 mainly local people have contributed to this book. The author makes wildlife, plants and agriculture an important part of the Barossa community. The many photos bring the text to life. ISBN: 9780994613905. Our Book No: 30040. $30 AUD.

119. Hardouin-Fugier, Elizabeth; Grafe, Etienne; Mitchell, Peter (editor) (1996). The Flower Painters: An Illustrated Dictionary. North Dighton, MA: JG Press. 344 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour illustrations (some full-page), minimal edgewear jacket. Heavy (1.9 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book takes as its main focus the flower painters of 19th century France. With over 3,500 entries and more than 500 illustrations, the dictionary includes all the specialist flower painters of the period from the great Redoute and Fantin-Latour to the highly popular Cauchois and hundreds of non-specialists, not least Renoir and Van Gogh whose contributions to flower painting were nonetheless significant. This charming book will appeal to collectors and specialists, but also to the broad reading public that admires the beauty of nature as reflected by the genius of our greatest artists. ISBN: 157215215X. Our Book No: 22166. $40 AUD.

120. Hardy, Bobbie (1970). Their Work Was Australian: The Story of the Hudson Family (1st ed). Sydney: Bobbie Hardy. 66 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos (including frontispiece), top edge lightly foxed, spine jacket little faded (small edge tears, spine ends rubbed), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Biography of the Hudson brothers, who were trained to work in timber, and started a Redfern carpentry shop in the 1850s. This very special book has been written by the great-grand daughter of Henry Hudson, and will make sure that the Hudson brothers get the credit they deserve for the work they did for Australia. Our Book No: 27109. $18 AUD.

121. Hardy, Sara (2005). The Unusual Life of Edna Walling (Reprint ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 304 pp. Paperback octavo, card cover with flaps, very good condition, black & white sketches & photos (including frontispiece & endpapers), front endpapers little foxed, minor edgewear. In this well-researched and beautifully written biography, the author has created a deeply personal portrait of Edna Walling. Strong, independent and unconventional, Edna Walling was an extraordinary character. She was among the first women to graduate from the Burnley School of Horticulture, and went on to become one of Australia's finest gardeners and landscape designers. ISBN: 1741142296. Our Book No: 24520. $15 AUD.

122. Hathorn, Libby (2008). Georgiana: Woman of Flowers (1st ed). Sydney: Hachette. 297 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner rear cover lightly creased, minor edgewear. Based on the real life of Georgiana Molloy, pioneer botanist, this novel for young adults looks at the fascinating world of a woman whose passion for the indigenous flowers of Western Australia led to their proliferation around the world. ISBN: 9780733609169. Our Book No: 23290. $10 AUD.

123. Hayes, Alan; Lovelock, Penny (1995). Health Scents (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 122 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, corners lightly creased few pages, minor edgewear. Written by the author of "It's So Natural". An introduction to the use of essential oils, and the ways in which these aromatic substances can be incorporated into your daily life. ISBN: 0207182299. Our Book No: 23831. $10 AUD.

124. Hearne, D. A.; Rance, S. J. (photographer) (1975). Trees for Darwin and Northern Australia. Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service (AGPS). 130 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & photos (some at rear), minor edgewear jacket (top spine chipped, minor rubbing). At head of title: Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Timber Bureau. Produced to help people living in monsoon and tropical areas to choose trees for their gardens wisely, with an eye for provision of shade and shelter. Lavishly illustrated, with 36 b&w plates and 8 colour plates at rear on extra unnumbered pages. Our Book No: 14515. $20 AUD.

125. Hemphill, John; Hemphill, Rosemary (1978). Herbs and Spices (Reprint ed). Sydney: Summit Books / Paul Hamlyn. 128 pp. Paperback large quarto, good plus condition, black & white drawings, full-page colour photos, corner little creased rear cover, minimal insect damage top corner tip front flyleaf. Expert Australian herbalists record the many kinds of herbs and spices used everyday in cooking, and scented herbs and spices used in gift making. (ISBN incorrectly stated as 072710182 in the book.). ISBN: 072710182X. Our Book No: 17474. $15 AUD.

126. Hemphill, John; Hemphill, Rosemary (1990). Hemphill's Herbs: Their Cultivation and Usage (Reprint ed). Sydney, Willoughby: Weldon Publishing. 128 pp. Hardback large octavo, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour photos, single-colour drawings, tiny scuff spine ends, corner covers lightly rubbed. This book is a well written and illustrated guide to the establishment and development of a home herb garden. The authors have also included a number of recipes in which herbs are used. ISBN: 1863021000. Our Book No: 26823. $15 AUD.

127. Hessayon, D. G. (1997). The New Vegetable and Herb Expert (Revised, reprint ed). London: Expert / Transworld. 144 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, boxes, figures, minor edgewear & creasing, owner's written name title page & inside rear cover, non-author written dedication inside front cover. This book shows you how to grow vegetables and herbs. There have been several important developments since the earlier edition of this book first appeared, and these are included in this enlarged and updated edition of the book. ISBN: 0903505460. Our Book No: 26442. $12 AUD.

128. Hinton, Bill; Hinton, Betty (1989). A Wilderness in Bloom: Wildflowers of Tropical Queensland Australia (Reprint ed). Mossman, QLD: Floravilla Productions. 68 pp. Paperback wide octavo, card covers, very good condition, colour text-photos, glossy paper, minimal edgewear. An illustrated guide to selected native flowers from Queensland. Contains beautiful bright colourful photos (some full-page). A delightful book for the Australian native flower connoisseur. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0959520503. Our Book No: 20773. $10 AUD.

129. Hitchcock, Maria (2012). A Celebration of Wattle: Australia's National Emblem (Revised ed). Sydney, Dural: Rosenberg Publishing. 303 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, few black & white drawings, colour photos, cover lightly scratched, tiny number impression front cover, minor edgewear corners. This book is a revised edition of Wattle (AGPS 1991). It expands on the earlier book, and new features include Wattle Day memories and a wealth of suggestions for schools and the community to help celebrate future Wattle Days. There is a detailed summary of the debate about wattles and allergies. Beautifully illustrated throughout with almost 200 photos and watercolours of wattles as well as many archival photos. ISBN: 9781921719561. Our Book No: 27004. $25 AUD.

130. Hockings, F. David (2014). Pests, Diseases and Beneficials: Friends and Foes of Australian Gardens (1st ed). Melbourne, Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing. 272 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour photos, small crease rear cover, bottom corner tip front cover lightly bent, autograph (written dedication title page). Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is based on the 1980 book "Friends and Foes of Australian Gardens". This new work has been revised and expanded to include general garden situations as well as Australian native plants, and provides further information on plant diseases, harmless and beneficial fungi, bacteria and viruses, physiological disorders and problems caused by horticultural mismanagement. There are clear descriptions and full colour images to aid in identifying insects or other organisms, and useful advice on how to recognise and treat problems is given. ISBN: 9781486300211. Our Book No: 27733. $45 AUD.

131. Hodges, Jeffrey (editor) (1995). The Natural Gardener: A Complete Guide to Organic Gardening (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 276 pp. Paperback large quarto, good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, spine & front cover little faded, crease in spine, light foxing top edge, light creasing covers, inner hinge little split (two pages little loose near base spine), minor edgewear. Heavy. This book is a practical guide on how to establish an organic garden. There are easy-to-follow diagrams and illustrations plus full-colour photos. There is information on garden preparation and soil health, coping with pests and plant diseases, companion planting, crop rotation, recycling, watering and mulching, controlling weeds and pruning, growing flowers, trees, shrubs, and groundcovers, fruit trees, herbs, and vegetables. ISBN: 0207173516. Our Book No: 27557. $20 AUD.

132. Holliday, Ivan; Overton, Bev; Overton, Dean (1994). Kangaroo Island's Native Plants. Adelaide: Self-Published / Swift Printing. 63 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, glossy pages, colour text-photos, minor edgewear. Kangaroo Island, off the South Australian coast, is an area that still retains much of its native flora. This beautiful book covers 246 species in pictorial form. Each includes a brief description and details of its main habitat. ISBN: 0646172557. Our Book No: 23825. $25 AUD.

133. Horsfall, Mary (2008). Creating Your Eco-friendly Garden (1st ed) [Garden Guides]. Melbourne, Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing. 158 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, few small scratches rear cover, minor edgewear corners. This book is based on the author's first-hand experience creating her own garden. It offers advice on planning your garden, choosing plants, planting times, watering options, and pest management following organic principles. Water efficiency, biodiversity, soil conservation, use of native and biodiversity-friendly plants, organic methods, use of recycled materials, and avoidance of environmental weeds are themes that feature strongly, and will appeal to gardeners with strong environmental values. ISBN: 9780643094949. Our Book No: 26370. $20 AUD.

134. Horsfall, Mary (2012). The Mulch Book: A Handy A - Z Guide to Using Mulch in Your Garden (Revised, reprint ed). Sydney: New Holland. 108 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-illustrations, minor edgewear, bottom corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear, minor annotation flyleaf. This revised book tells you about mulch: what it is, where to get it, how to use it and how it works. The main part is the A-Z of Mulch, describing the many types of mulch materials and their uses, and mulching techniques. This well illustrated book will show you how to make gardening easier. ISBN: 9781877069901. Our Book No: 29961. $20 AUD.

135. Horsfall, Mary (2014). Australian Garden Rescue: Restoring a Damaged Garden. Melbourne, Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing. 243 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, bottom corner creased front cover, minor edgewear. This book explores how our harsh climate can damage gardens, including the effects of bushfires, floods, frost, storms and heatwaves. The well-illustrated book contains simple advice for gardeners repairing recent damage or getting stuck into neglected gardens. Pests, diseases and weeds are also looked at. A wonderful book for any gardener. ISBN: 9781486300006. Our Book No: 29362. $25 AUD.

136. Houseman, Rosemary (2001). Through the Rose Arbour: Notes from a Gardening Life (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 183 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white & colour photos (most full-page). The author is one of Australia's best known authorities on old roses. In this book she traces the development of her lifelong passion for collecting, for gardening and for cultivating old roses. The many inspiring photos make this beautiful book very special, and a real treasure for gardeners everywhere. ISBN: 0670896667. Our Book No: 23957. $20 AUD.

137. Howe, George; Crittenden, Victor (1998). Australia's First Gardening Guide of 1806: Observations on Gardening (New, reprint ed) [Foundation of the Australian Garden History Society Commemoration Series, no. 3]. Canberra: Mulini Press. 16 pp. Paperback trade, card covers, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, staples little rusted. Published originally by George Howe in his "New South Pocket Almanack and Colonial Remembrancer" in 1806. The writer of this first Australian gardening guide wan not recorded. The guide deals with the planting of vegetables, with some reference to fruit trees. Mulini Press have reprinted this booklet as an historic document from which the gardening literature of Australia descends. The seasons are set out as they were then. ISBN: 0959841474. Our Book No: 29744. $20 AUD.

138. Howkins, Chris (1995). Daisy Chains: Plants of Childhood. Surrey: Chris Howkins. 95 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, green pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. A historical look at fact and folklore of flowers and trees in Britain that played their part in past childhoods. Wooden toys, games, sweets and child-raising are all discussed in this fascinating book. ISBN: 0951934880. Our Book No: 20705. $10 AUD.

139. Hunt, John M. (1994). Creating an Australian Garden (Corrected ed). Sydney: Kangaroo Press / Society for Growing Australian Plants (SGAP). 168 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos (some full-page), black & white drawings. The author presents an original scheme that is easily implemented in gardens all over Australia. It involves economical use of water over dry spells, making maximum use of rain, and conditioning plants to cope during very wet periods. This is an ideal book for the landscape and home gardener. Chapters include topics such as soils, mounding and channelling, mulching, rockeries, plant usage and maintenance. There are over 150 colour plates. The author's native garden is visited by numerous garden societies each year. ISBN: 0864176376. Our Book No: 12637. $15 AUD.

140. Hutchison, Frances; Ramsey, Ed (photos) (1988). Landscaping with Perennials (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 104 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour text-photos, light blue endpapers, minor edgewear jacket (faint foxing reverse side, small closed tear near spine, tiny scuff mark rear cover). A detailed guide to landscaping and growing perennials. In this book, the author shows how traditional plants can be included in the modern, informal garden, bringing year-round charm to the most difficult landscape. Over 100 photos illustrate favourite perennials, as well as a wide variety of other plants. The numerous line drawings offer ideas for solving basic landscaping problems. ISBN: 0207160104. Our Book No: 22213. $15 AUD.

141. Inkpen, Mick (2005). Beachmoles and Bellvine (1st p/b ed). London: Hodder Children's Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, fold-out illustration, spine little creased, covers little scratched, rear cover little marked, minor edgewear. A children's picture story about a vine that grows and grows on Blue Nose Island. Written and illustrated by the creator of "Kipper and Wibbly Pig". ISBN: 0340878665. Our Book No: 28828. $10 AUD.

142. Inkson, Terry; Smith, Mike; Strachan, Katherine (2009). Garden Escapees & Other Weeds of Bushland & Reserves: A Responsible Gardening Guide for Sydney (1st ed). Sydney: Sydney Regional Weeds Advisory Committees / Great Lakes Council. 83 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled, very good plus condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. This booklet has been prepared for the Mid North Coast Weeds Advisory Committee, and the Councils and participating stakeholders of the Mid North Coast region (NSW). It has been adapted from the Great Lakes Council publication, and amendments to the text and graphics have been made by Frances Pike. Great for anyone with an interest in the many weeds that pop up in our gardens and public spaces. Our Book No: 29109. $18 AUD.

143. Irvine, Susan (1996). Fragrant Roses (1st ed) [Australia's Best Garden Guides]. Melbourne: Hyland House. 128 pp. Paperback thin octavo, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear, few light scratches front cover. This book contains clear descriptions and full-colour text-photos of the best fragrant roses. The Australia-wide cultivation notes will help you to select the best roses for your area. ISBN: 1875657908. Our Book No: 26418. $15 AUD.

144. Irvine, Susan; Griffiths, Simon (photographer) (2003). The Garden at Forest Hall (1st p/b ed). Melbourne, Camberwell: Viking / Penguin Books. 268 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, card covers, colour photos (mostly full-page), minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The old house at Forest Hall, near Launceston, Tasmania, was almost derelict: the garden beneath the blackberry could only be guessed at. This is the story of a special place and a special island. The author's memoir is as personal and engrossing as the garden she builds. Rose lovers will appreciate the depth of knowledge Susan Irvine imparts with such passion, and garden lovers will be inspired by the grand garden design captured in the atmospheric photography of Simon Griffiths. ISBN: 0670041408. Our Book No: 22289. $30 AUD.

145. Isaacs, Enid (1981). Sufficient Wonder: On Flowers in Wild Places (1st ed). Canberra: Mulini Press. 28 pp. Paperback trade, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, stapled pamphlet, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, light stain top edge & few tiny specks front cover. (Edition limited to 500 copies.) In this charming little booklet, the author describes her surprise at finding the flowers she grows in her Armidale garden flourishing as wild flowers in the remote parts of the world. The mountains she visits are the Alps, the Himalayas and the Rockies with some famous peaks like the Matterhorn, Mount Mckinley and Mount Kosciusko. Australian mountains and native flowers are included in the booklet. ISBN: 0949910031. Our Book No: 29749. $20 AUD.

146. Ishigami, Dr Tohiu; Kitasato, Prof. Shibasaburo; MacDonald, Donald (1905). A Text-book on Plague: Translated, Enlarged, and Illustrated with Pathogenic Horticulture [Japanese Text-Book on Plague]. Adelaide: D. MacDonald / Vardon & Pritchard (Printers). 180 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, original dark green cloth cover (gilt lettering, front cover little stained), figures (including black & white text-photos), colour plates, frontispiece, minor foxing, pages lightly toned, edgewear (notably spine ends, corners bumped), owner's sticker, rubber stamp, annotation front free flyleaf. This textbook was originally written in Japanese by Ishigami, and later revised by Kitasato. The current edition was translated, enlarged, illustrated and self-published by Donald MacDonald, late Consulting Bacteriologist to the South Australian Government. With 152 illustrations and three chromolithographic plates. Part I is a translation of the Japanese text in 21 chapters. Part II is an extra six chapters by MacDonald, being pathogenic horticulture. Library sticker of Prof. Bryan Gandevia. Rubber stamp of Prof. Edward Ford. Our Book No: 16457. $80 AUD.

147. Island Board, Lord Howe; Palm Nursery, Kentia (1994). The Kentia Palm of Lord Howe Island. Lord Howe Island: Lord Howe Island Board / Kentia Palm Nursery. 16 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card covers, cloth spine, very good plus condition, colour photos (mostly full-page), sepia (brown-tinted) photo, bottom corner front cover & flyleaf little creased, minimal edgewear, looseleaf addenda sheet. (Estimated date, 1994, addendum sheet.) This book is about the kentia palms of Lord Howe Island, off the New South Wales coast. The book also contains interesting information about the island which is the natural home of the Kentia palm found in many homes and hotels around the world. Our Book No: 28052. $25 AUD.

148. Johnson, Louisa (1999). Every Lady Her Own Flower Gardener: Addressed to the Industrious and Economical (Facsimile ed). Canberra: Mulini Press. 96 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition. A classic book, originally published in 1839 - and here presented as a facsimile reprint, that explains garden history as well as the gardening practices of this early 1800s. Some of the practices would not be used today - such as using salt for manure! ISBN: 0949910805. Our Book No: 23030. $15 AUD.

149. Johnson, R. (editor); Jellis, G. J. (editor) (1993). Breeding for Disease Resistance (1st ed) [Developments in Plant Pathology Series]. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 205 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, figures, tables. We increasingly need to understand how disease resistances are introduced into crop plants. This book covers the successes and failures of the classical techniques, advances towards modern technology, and the problem of plant variation. Crops covered include cereals (wheat, barley, rice), potatoes, vegetables and soft fruits. (Reprinted from the academic journal Euphytica, volume 63, issues 1 - 2, for the British Society for Plant Pathology. Proceedings of the International Conference on Breeding for Disease Resistance, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 1991.). ISBN: 079231607X. Our Book No: 12837. $40 AUD.

150. Kawaguchi, Yoko (2002). Serene Gardens: Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden (1st ed). London: New Holland (UK). 144 pp. Paperback small wide quarto (with flaps), very good condition, colour photos (mostly full-page), few black & white drawings, top corner flyleaf lightly creased, minor edgewear. This very special book shows how the Japanese approach to design and detail can be adapted to create peaceful, contemplative gardens. This is the first book to show Western gardeners how to re-create Japanese garden design and detail in a tiny urban patio or back yard or a large country garden. Photos of beautiful, established Japanese-style gardens in Europe and the US are complemented by close-up details. This is a book to treasure and learn about a different way to design a garden. ISBN: 1859743080. Our Book No: 29358. $25 AUD.

151. Kelly, A. C. M. D.; Gago, Peter (2008). The Vine in Australia: Its Culture and Management (Facsimile ed). Melbourne, Fitzroy: Red Dog. 198 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear corners. Facsimile edition. This Australian book of viticulture was originally published in 1862. It is full of insight and uncanny prophetic advice. It is a book for those to whom the vine is more than just a sprawling plant. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 9781742035031. Our Book No: 23151. $12 AUD.

152. Kelly, Frances; Keller, Margaret (paintings) (1982). A Simple Pleasure: The Art of Garden Making in Australia. Sydney: Methuen. 96 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket (flaps all sides), very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, full-page colour paintings, foxing top edge, small mark fore-edge, few scratches rear cover jacket, string bookmark. This beautiful book is a recreation of those gardens of yesterday and is based on Frances Kelly's own experience in creating a garden (Bundeena, New South Wales). Margaret Keller's superb paintings make this an ideal book for all garden lovers. Loosely inserted: bookmark (about the book). ISBN: 0454003676. Our Book No: 21453. $12 AUD.

153. Kerr Forsyth, Holly (2008). Remembered Gardens: Eight Women and Their Visions of an Australian Landscape. Melbourne: Miegunyah Press / Melbourne University Press (MUP). 273 pp. Paperback large quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour text-photos, full-page colour photos, minimal edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg). This book is the story of Elizabeth Macarthur, Edna Walling and six other women whose passions for their gardens and for garden making have shaped our relationship with the Australian landscape. Through personal records and archives, the author brings to life these women's experiences. Beautifully illustrated, this book celebrates these women's lives with over 200 photos of some of Australia's foremost gardens. A rich commemoration of over 200 years of gardening in Australia and of the role of women in establishing a rich gardening heritage. ISBN: 9780522854992. Our Book No: 17497. $30 AUD.

154. Kirkpatrick, J. B.; Backhouse, Sue (illustrator) (2004). Native Trees of Tasmania (7th ed). Hobart, Sandy Bay: Pandani Press. 150 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white illustrations, corner tips front cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. Seventh edition. The only comprehensive handbook available and has clear easy-to-use illustrations. The key does not need any prior botanical knowledge. A handy reference for naturalists, bushwalkers, travellers, landcare groups and field workers in forestry and national parks. This seventh edition has been completely revised. ISBN: 0646430882. Our Book No: 30155. $40 AUD.

155. Klinge, Sven; Hart, Adrian (2000). Don't Die in the Bush: The Complete Guide to Australian Camping. Sydney, Frenchs Forest: New Holland. 132 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, minor edgewear. This book is compact and practical, describing everything needed to survive and enjoy your camping adventure. Equipment and technology, safety and first aid, environmental awareness and the laws of camping, things to do, are all listed. The photos and drawings make this a special book for anyone interested in safe camping. ISBN: 1864365250. Our Book No: 28289. $15 AUD.

156. Lamb, Jon (1983). The Weekend Gardener. Adelaide: Advertiser Newspapers Limited. 144 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, corners lightly creased last few pages, top corner tip front cover lightly scuffed, bottom corner rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. Combines a personal love for the bush, his experience as a home gardener, and his knowledge of the horticultural industries. He wrote his informative articles on gardening in South Australian conditions in the weekend section of The Advertiser newspaper. This book is a collection of "Weekend" columns, designed to improve the knowledge and pleasure of gardening in South Australia. ISBN: 095986993X. Our Book No: 25684. $20 AUD.

157. Lambert, H. F. (editor); Staples, K. (editor); Monkhouse, S. (editor) (1976). The Book for Orchid Lovers. Adelaide: Orchid Club of South Australia. 56 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled magazine format, very good condition, colour & black & white photos & drawings, staples lightly rusted, minor edgewear. A very special book for orchid lovers, written by people who love orchids for people who have begun to love orchids. ISBN: 0959751300. Our Book No: 23734. $10 AUD.

158. Lampe, Diana; Fisk, Jane (with) (1991). Embroidered Garden Flowers [Milner Craft Series]. Sydney, Rozelle: Sally Milner Publishing. 75 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), purple endpapers, black & white drawings, full-page colour photos, spine ends & cover corners little rubbed, light foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear). This book is a collection of beautiful embroidered flower projects. There is a traditional cottage garden, a spring garden, a spring garland and embroidered initials, as well as many gift ideas. A really inspiring book for lovers of creative designs and craft. ISBN: 1863510435. Our Book No: 29696. $16 AUD.

159. Landon, Carolyn (2015). Banksia Lady: Celia Rosser, Botanical Artist. Melbourne, Clayton: Monash University Publishing. 241 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour & sepia (brown-tinted photos), colour drawings, tiny tear bottom edge last few pages, minor edgewear. This is the story of Celia Rosser, botanical artist, who dedicated her life to painting the entire genus of Banksia, the only artist to have done this. A three-volume florilegium produced by Celia has become one of the great books published in the 20th century. The story follows Celia's struggle to pursue her artistic passion while fulfilling the expectations that women of the 1950s would subordinate themselves as wives and mothers. This book also looks at the history of botanical illustration, botany, academia, gardens and their herbarium, and Australia's place in the changing shape of the world. ISBN: 9781922235800. Our Book No: 28991. $30 AUD.

160. Langley, Jean (1983). To a Blue Flower: A Collection of Australian Wild Flower Paintings. [Canberra]: Flower Press. 56 pp. Hardback large quarto, dark blue cloth cover (tipped in colour painting on front cover inset), very good condition, colour paintings, blue cloth slipcase (square cutout to display cover art, minor edgewear), little light foxing (cover art & half-title page), bookplate. Heavy. Taking the title of the book from John Shaw Neilson's poem, the artist has painted some of the most-loved Australian wildflowers, with accompanying text. Contains 37 fine and delicate watercolour paintings, superbly reproduced. ISBN: 0959203109. Our Book No: 12718. $20 AUD.

161. Law, Deborah (1990). Growing Fuchsias (Revised ed) [Growing Series]. Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 68 pp. Paperback wide octavo, card cover, very good condition, colour text-photos, few black & white drawings, minor edgewear. A very special book for the home gardener or potential grower. Written by Australia's leading commercial grower of fuchsias. ISBN: 0864172974. Our Book No: 25210. $10 AUD.

162. Ledru, Andre Pierre; de Vizcarrondo, D.Julio L. (translator); Mendez, Eugenio Fernandez (preface) (1957). Viaje a la Isla de Puerto Rico (2nd ed). Puerto Rico: Instituto de Literatura Puertorriquena, Universidad de Puerto Rico / Printed in Mexico. 179 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, covers & endpapers lightly foxed & creased (spine toned, top spine torn), edges toned, pages lightly toned, edgewear. (Translated from French into Spanish language, originally in 1863. This is the second edition of 1957.) A report on a visit by French naturalist Andre Pierre Ledru to Puerto Rico, as part of the 1797 West Indies expedition led by Captain Nicolas Baudin. Ledru described the colony, and collected both living and dried plants for museums in Paris. Our Book No: 16569. $30 AUD.

163. Lindsay, Bruce (editor) (1985). Kings Park Native Plant Annual. Perth: Sunday Times. 56 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, colour text-photos, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, minor rubbing covers, written & dated dedication. This richly illustrated native plant annual brings together a series of Native Plant Notes prepared by the Research Staff of the Kings Park Board, Perth, Western Australia. Includes: Scented Boronia, Blue Leschenaultia; Swan River Myrtle; Mottlecah; Albany Pitcher Plant; Blackboys; Sandplain Woody Pear; Western Australian Christmas Tree; Rainbow Plant; Kangaroo Paw; Scarlet & Firewood Banksia; Western Australian Underground Orchid. ISBN: 095908231X. Our Book No: 22963. $15 AUD.

164. Lines, William J. (1998). A Long Walk in the Australian Bush (1st ed). Sydney: University of New South Wales Press. 202 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. The author and his American companion undertook a 650-kilometre walk through the jarrah and karri forests of Western Australia. This book is a chronicle of that hike, and explores the impact of human settlement, and of the beliefs of science, economics and conservation, on the natural world. ISBN: 0868406163. Our Book No: 25870. $15 AUD.

165. Lithgow, Geoffrey W. (1961). Mootwingee: An Aboriginal Garden of Eden. Broken Hill, NSW: Progressive Press. Unnum 30 pp. Paperback trade, card cover, stapled pamphlet, good condition, black & white photos, map, staples little rusted, covers & pages lightly toned, light foxing inside covers & title page & last page, minor insect damage front cover, minor edgewear corners, bookplate inside front cover. From the title page: "An introduction to the botany, geology, natural history and archaeology of this Aboriginal retreat in Australia." This study is a general survey designed to appeal to anyone wanting to know a little about this fascinating part of Australia (Broken Hill). Our Book No: 29225. $18 AUD.

166. Little, Maureen (2011). The Bee Garden: How to Create or Adapt a Garden to Attract and Nurture Bees (1st ed). Oxford: Spring Hill Books. 269 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, colour photos (many full-page), minor edgewear. This wonderful book is a response to requests from individuals who want to know how we can help the declining bee population. The book offers suggestions on how to plant a bee-friendly garden, followed by a season-by-season account of what bee-friendly plants are in flower and when, and what jobs the gardener can be doing during these times to help bees thrive. The book has the English seasons, however, many of the plants are grown in other parts of the world. ISBN: 9781905862597. Our Book No: 27563. $20 AUD.

167. Liversidge, M. A. (1907). Elementary Botany. London: Blackie & Son. 128 pp. Hardback very small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, red cloth cover (black lettering), figures, sticker mark front cover, minimal foxing few pages, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1907, Trove catalogue & Worldcat.) A much better preserved copy than usual of this little illustrated British school textbook. Our Book No: 14607. $25 AUD.

168. Lloyd, Bernard; Tulloch, Coral (illustrator) (1990). Mr Greyfinch's Garden [Spectrum: HBJ Classroom Library Green]. Sydney, Marrickville: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Group (Australia Pty. Ltd). Unnum 22 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, top corner covers & spine little creased, few surface scratches covers, minor edgewear corners. This is a very special children's picture story about moving to a new home, and trying to fit into the community. It takes Mr Greyfinch sometime to settle into the street, and he does this by making a beautiful garden, which he shares with his neighbours. The author and illustrator share an active interest in the environment. ISBN: 0729508439. Our Book No: 28672. $15 AUD.

169. Maiden, J. H. (1920). The Weeds of New South Wales: Part 1. Sydney: William Appelgate Gullick, Government Printer. 142 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, red brown cloth cover (gilt lettering), very good condition, full-page black & white drawings, colour plates (including frontispiece), small internal rust spot (affects several pages, text visible), front inner hinge little split (pages firm), free flyleaves lightly toned, minimal foxing, spine ends little worn, minor edgewear, correction slip tipped in, otherwise internally excellent. An exceptional guide to weeds by the Government botanist of New South Wales (NSW). Part 1 is the only published part. Our Book No: 12789. $20 AUD.

170. Main, Alison; Platten, Newell; Moir Messervy, Julie (foreword) (2002). The Lure of the Japanese Garden. Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 206 pp. Hardback small square quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour text-photos, maps at rear, very faint foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear, few light scratches), old price marks, top corner title page little rubbed. This very special book shows 120 gardens across Japan. The authors describes their physical aspects, historical, symbolic, religious and meditative meanings, purposes and allusions embodied within them. The book includes an introductory essay explaining the language of the gardens and an historical outline that relates garden evolution to events of the times. Photos of beautiful, established Japanese gardens are complemented by close-up details. This is a book to treasure and learn about a different way to design a garden. ISBN: 1862545618. Our Book No: 29391. $30 AUD.

171. Maltby, P. (Peg) (1983). Nutchen of the Forest (New ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings (most full-page), illustrated endpapers, minor edgewear jacket (reverse side light foxing), spine ends lightly rubbed. This delightful Australian children's story has been reissued for a new generation. The large drawings will charm any age. Collectible Australian children's picture story. ISBN: 0207135223. Our Book No: 28767. $30 AUD.

172. Marshall, Tim (2003). Recycle Your Garden: The Essential Guide to Composting (1st ed). Sydney: ABC Books. 112 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour photos, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. This book not only explores how composting works and outlines the multiple benefits for your garden, but it also shows how to build a foolproof heap and maintain it well. The author has been at the forefront of the Australian organic industry, as an innovative grower, inspector, trainer and writer. He contributes regularly to Gardening Australia magazine, and is based in South Australia. ISBN: 0733309844. Our Book No: 24052. $15 AUD.

173. Marshall, Tim (2008). Composting: The Ultimate Organic Guide to Recycling Your Garden (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 108 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour photos, black & white drawings, charts, bottom corner front cover lightly creased. This book not only explores how composting works and outlines the multiple benefits for your garden, but it also shows how to build a foolproof heap and maintain it well. The author has been at the forefront of the Australian organic industry, as an innovative grower, inspector, trainer and writer. He is a contributes regularly to Gardening Australia magazine, and is based in South Australia. ISBN: 9780733324161. Our Book No: 29130. $20 AUD.

174. Mason, John (2007). Growing Australian Natives (2nd ed) [Australian Gardening Series]. Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 252 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, bottom corner tip rear cover scuffed, minor edgewear. This book offers basic information, landscaping with native plants, caring for them, taking cuttings and solving problems. There is an extensive plant encylopaedia that covers all the main genera of Australian native plants, their habits, and their cultivation requirements. ISBN: 9780731813100. Our Book No: 28849. $22 AUD.

175. Mason, John; Lawrence, Rosemary (1993). Growing Vegetables (Reprint ed). Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 108 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, minor edgewear, faint foxing edges. This book gives clear, practical directions on how to grow 46 commonly grown vegetables. There is general information on planning a vegetable garden, soils, nutrition, cultivation, pests and diseases, container growing, organic gardening principles and hydroponics. ISBN: 0864173776. Our Book No: 25839. $15 AUD.

176. Mason, Peter; Petty, Bruce (illustrator) (1979). Cauchu the Weeping Wood: A History of Rubber. Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 111 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white cartoons. The story of rubber, based on the ABC-TV program. ISBN: 0642972052. Our Book No: 9790. $10 AUD.

177. Mattingley, Christobel; Yamaguchi, Marianne (illustrator) (1985). The Miracle Tree (1st ed). Sydney, Lane Cove: Hodder & Stoughton. Unnum 26 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, black & white drawings, minor edgewear & rubbing jacket (spine little faded, reverse side lightly foxed), edges lightly foxed & toned, corners little rubbed, autograph (author's written & dated dedication). A beautiful warm children's story about families, war, care, love and hope. Three people divided by the horror and devastation of atomic war - the story of Taro the gardener, his wife Hanako and her mother. Each of them hopes and prays for a miracle and their lives are as entwined as the branches of the pine tree Taro lovingly tends. Beautifully and sensitively illustrated with charcoal drawings, this book will touch the hearts of every reader. This book would appeal to older readers or collectors of children's books. ISBN: 034037604X. Our Book No: 27455. $15 AUD.

178. McCubbin, Charles (1985). How to Breed Butterflies (1st ed). Melbourne: Friends of the Zoo Inc / Zoological Board of Victoria. 33 pp. Paperback trade, card covers, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, colour drawings. This small booklet from the Melbourne Zoo explains the different types of butterflies, and how to breed them. ISBN: 0958874409. Our Book No: 23979. $14 AUD.

179. McFarlane, Annette (2008). Organic Vegetable Gardening (Reprint ed). Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 118 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, few black & white drawings, charts, colour photos, minor edgewear, small tear & bump front cover bottom edge near spine, non-author written dedication. This book is a complete guide to growing a fabulous range of vegetables using organic principles with information on: Planning, propagating, saving seeds, basic layouts, pest control, what and when to plant according to your climatic zone, tips and information on more than 40 vegetables. This book is an easy-to-use, guide to vegetable growing for both the novice and the experienced gardener. ISBN: 9780733309878. Our Book No: 27542. $15 AUD.

180. McFarlane, Annette (2010). Organic Vegetable Gardening (Revised ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 256 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, charts, colour photos, corner tips front cover little creased. Revised edition. A complete guide to growing a fabulous range of vegetables using organic principles with information on: Planning, propagating, saving seeds, basic layouts, pest control, what and when to plant according to your climatic zone, tips and information on over 115 vegetables. This book is an easy-to-use, guide to vegetable growing for both the novice and the experienced gardener. This new expanded edition is a comprehensive guide to growing your own organic vegetables. ISBN: 9780733325250. Our Book No: 29122. $25 AUD.

181. McKenzie, Valerie (1980). A Scent of Gum Leaves: Early Australian Gardens. Sydney, Chatswood: Centennial Publications. 80 pp. Hardback large oblong octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, endpaper map, top spine lightly bumped, minor edgewear. An enchanting selection of historical Australian gardens, organised by state. ISBN: 0959498249. Our Book No: 12048. $10 AUD.

182. McLeod, Judyth (1994). Heritage Gardening: With an Illustrated Directory of Heirloom Flowers, Fruit and Vegetables. Sydney: Simon & Schuster. 256 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, light foxing edges, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. By Australian university lecturer in horticulture, who also owns Honeysuckle Cottage (in western Sydney), a specialist nursery for cottage gardens. ISBN: 073180449X. Our Book No: 30253. $30 AUD.

183. Miller, John (2004). Reminiscences of a Fun'gi: The Story of a Community that Mushroomed (1st stated ed) [Fungi]. Windsor, NSW: John Miller / Hawkesbury City Council. 257 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, card covers, black & white text-photos, slight creasing spine, bottom corner front cover creased, few marks bottom corners last few pages, minor edgewear. About the old and new migrant Australian men, women and their children who created a new farming industry with their bare hands in the Hawkesbury Valley and Hills District of New South Wales. Ernest Roy Sanders was the "Pioneer Founder of the Mushroom Industry" when in 1936 he established the first mushroom farm in the area at Oakville. On 26th January, 2004, Hawkesbury City Council, posthumously awarded Roy Sanders, who died in 1986, the Australia Day Commemorative Plaque for establishing an economically and environmentally sustainable agricultural crop to the benefit of the district. Describes the history, development and importance of the mushroom industry in the Hawkesbury from his perspective as a farmer in the Hawkesbury since 1955. This book will be of interest to anyone wanting to understand the future of agriculture in northwestern Sydney. ISBN: 0646434306. Our Book No: 29319. $80 AUD.

184. Modjeska, Drusilla (1995). The Orchard (Reprint ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 268 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned. The Australian author has written a risk-taking novel about four women of different ages and femininity. Adultery, sight and the fear of blindness; hands, girlhood, paintings and gardens - these images and memories float moodily together, as much fiction as fact (faction), telling the stories of the women that inhabit this narrative. The women, from the 15th century to the present, reveal their universal struggle to attain independence and fulfilment, in worlds of real and imagined danger. ISBN: 0330356550. Our Book No: 19985. $10 AUD.

185. Morris, Deborah; Elms, Greg (photographer) (2001). Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Sue Hines / Allen & Unwin. 160 pp. Paperback quarto, as new condition, colour & black & white text-photos. ISBN: 1865086630. Our Book No: 26159. $22 AUD.

186. Morse, Kitty (1995). Edible Flowers: A Kitchen Companion With Recipes (1st ed). Sydney: Millennium Books. 70 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, minimal edgewear jacket, bookshop rubber stamp. Covers 27 edible flowers from arugula (rocket) to zucchini. By Moroccan-born American chef. ISBN: 1864290447. Our Book No: 5444. $10 AUD.

187. Mundy, Jane; Bayley, Paul (photos) (1990). Sydney Wildflower Bushwalks. Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 94 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, few maps, minimal edgewear. This book is for bushwalkers and lovers of Australian native plants. There are 144 alphabetically arranged colour plates, and a key to the walks where each plant illustrated can be found. ISBN: 0864173350. Our Book No: 24776. $15 AUD.

188. Murray, David R. (2006). Successful Organic Gardening (2nd ed). Sydney, Pymble: Kangaroo Press. 176 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour photos, tables, minimal edgewear. This new edition has been revised and updated. The author gives practical advice on organic soil preparation, mulching, water conservation, weed management and how to collect and store seeds to propagate your own plants. ISBN: 0731812670. Our Book No: 26386. $15 AUD.

189. Murray, Kay; Carter, Julie (2001). Celebrating 100 Years of the Federation of Australia 1901 - 2001 (1st ed). Terrey Hills, NSW: Carter's Antiques & Collectables. 111 pp. Paperback wide trade, pictorial card covers (with back flap), very good condition, colour text-illustrations & full-page colour illustrations, tiny scuff mark top edge front cover, slight crease near spine front cover. A colourful book depicting the unique birds, animals and plants used as emblems of the states and territories of Australia. ISBN: 187607907X. Our Book No: 22909. $14 AUD.

190. Nevill, Simon; McQuoid, Nathan (1998). Guide to the Wildflowers of South Western Australia. Perth, South Fremantle: Simon Nevill Publications. 116 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, colour photos, maps, minimal edgewear. The south west region of Western Australia has one of the richest floras on earth. This book has been designed as an introductory guide to the wildflowers of the South Western Botanical Province. There are over 900 plant species illustrated. This is a beautiful book for anyone interested in this part of Western Australia and wildflowers. ISBN: 0958536708. Our Book No: 21018. $30 AUD.

191. Newbey, Ken (1968). West Australian Wildflowers for Horticulture - 1: Wildflowers Principally from the Temperate Regions of Western Australia [West Australian Plants for Horticulture]. Sydney: Society for Growing Australian Plants. 256 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour text-photos. (Estimated date, 1968, Trove catalogue.) An itemised handbook of native plants from temperate regions of Western Australia (here in the first volume). Our Book No: 1100. $15 AUD.

192. Newbey, Ken; Humphreys, F. W. (illustrator) (1972). West Australian Wildflowers for Horticulture - 2: Wildflowers Principally from the Temperate Regions of Western Australia [West Australian Plants for Horticulture]. Sydney: Society for Growing Australian Plants. 256 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1972, Trove catalogue.) An itemised handbook of native plants from temperate regions of Western Australia (here in the second volume). ISBN: 0909830045. Our Book No: 3450. $15 AUD.

193. Newman, Judy (1996). Cottage Garden Embroidery [Milner Craft Series]. Burra Creek, NSW: Sally Milner. 52 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white & colour drawings, edges little bumped, minimal edgewear. This special book provides very simple, clear instructions for each of the embroidery projects. The book includes all the things you need to know before you start a project, as well as presenting a guide to all the stitches used in the embroidery designs. The author is an Australian craft designer and craft writer (Australian Woman's Weekly). ISBN: 1863511938. Our Book No: 21674. $16 AUD.

194. Nice, Rosie (editor) (2000). State of the Waratah: The Floral Emblem of New South Wales in Legend, Art & Industry (1st ed). Sydney: Royal Botanic Gardens / Nice Exhibitions. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good plus condition, colour & black & white paintings, inside covers decorated, red endpapers, minimal edgewear. This art exhibition catalogue was published by the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, on the occasion of the exhibition, "State of the Waratah", an official Olympic arts festival event, Sydney 2000. ISBN: 0734720246. Our Book No: 25908. $20 AUD.

195. Nickolls, Jill; Angel, Ann; Harris, Colin (foreword) (2002). Mallee Tracks: A Wanderer's Guide to the South Australian and Victorian Mallee. Pinnaroo, SA: Jill Nickolls & Ann Angel / Van Gastel Printing. 228 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, maps, rear fold-out flap with map, minor edgewear corners. This very special book is about the southern Murray Mallee of South Australia and Victoria. The authors are local residents and have taken many trips to enjoy their own patch, while they gathered information and photos for this guide. This is a great book for anyone wanting to learn more of the history and natural history of this fascinating region. (Plus unnumbered Appendices 1 & 2.). ISBN: 0646420232. Our Book No: 25954. $45 AUD.

196. North, Tim (1999). Garden Cuttings: Reflections from an Australian Gardener. Sydney: New Holland. 176 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly foxed), base spine little rubbed. This inspirational book is the authors story of the construction of his various gardens at his homes over the years. He writes about his first seaside garden in Sydney, as well as Yarrabin, in the Southern Highlands, New South Wales, and his current 'easy care' garden in suburban Canberra. There are beautiful colour photos, and many gardening hints which will interest the experienced and aspiring gardener. ISBN: 1864365447. Our Book No: 28490. $18 AUD.

197. Nottle, Trevor (1988). Cottage Garden Flowers. Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 104 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, black & white drawings, minor foxing top edge, minimal foxing reverse side jacket, minor edgewear. About the charm of the gardens of yesteryear - a fascinating historical note on the arrival of pelargoniums in Australia and the first primrose. Advises where to hunt out Australian plant survivors from the last century, and how to go about identifying them, and adds notes to most chapters on where to find stocks of cottage plants. ISBN: 0864172176. Our Book No: 21828. $12 AUD.

198. Nottle, Trevor (1994). Growing Old-fashioned Roses (2nd ed). Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 96 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour photos, black & white drawings, few light creases covers, minor edgewear, sticker mark rear cover. Describes over 300 of the most popular and enduring varieties of old roses. The author writes with infectious enthusiasm on the choice of old roses for particular situations and styles of gardens. ISBN: 0864176414. Our Book No: 24743. $10 AUD.

199. Nucolorvue; Palmer, Jean (photographer) (1970). Wildflowers of the West: Highlights of Western Australia's Unique Native Flora [Wildflowers of the West in Full Colour]. Perth: Nucolorvue Productions / Gordon and Gotch. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback oblong wide octavo, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, colour text-photos (some full-page), reverse side covers lightly toned, rear cover corner creased, minor edgewear, owner's written name. A pamphlet published for Gordon and Gotch (Australia) Ltd., Parry Street, Perth (possibly 1970 or 1960s, Trove catalogue). This pamphlet shows some of the highlights of the 6000 or so species in Western Australia. Picture of blue leschenaultia on front cover. Our Book No: 20727. $10 AUD.

200. Nursery Pty Ltd, Camellia Grove (1998). Camellia Grove Camellias and Azaleas Catalogue (30th ed). Sydney: Camellia Grove Nursery Pty Ltd. 31 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, small black & white identification symbols, minor edgewear, minor biro annotation rear cover. A catalogue published by the Camellia Grove Nursery in St Ives, a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales. Our Book No: 22956. $10 AUD.

201. O'Ferrall, Audrey; Pound, Peter (sketches) (1985). Mount Wilson: A Potted History (Reprint ed). Sydney: J. Bell & Company (Printer). 64 pp. Paperback trade, dustjacket (with flaps), stapled pamphlet (staples lightly rusted), card covers, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, jacket lightly creased & marked, minor edgewear, faint sticker mark title page. She wrote this pamphlet because her family told her that everything she cooked was great. There are little pieces of historical information (Blue Mountains area) collected over the years that go with Peter Pound's sketches. Many of the recipes include local food which grows well in the gardens on the mountain. ISBN: 0958993505. Our Book No: 22059. $10 AUD.

202. Odgers, Sally; Stewart, Lisa (illustrator) (2013). Rainforest Lullaby (1st ed). Sydney: Scholastic Press. Unnum 22 pp. Hardback small wide quarto, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour illustrations, minimal edgewear. Australian children's picture story about the rainforest animals and birds sleeping. A beautiful bedtime story. The rhyming text and delightful drawings will appeal to any age. ISBN: 9781742838205. Our Book No: 30283. $20 AUD.

203. Orchid Review, Australian (1950). Australian Orchid Review, September 1950. Sydney: Australian Orchid Review. 32 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled pamphlet, card cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photo laid down on cover as issued, adverts, minor edgewear. A single issue of this Australian journal on growing orchids. Our Book No: 10044. $10 AUD.

204. Pascoe, Gwen; Jefferis, Veronica (illustrator) (1995). Deep in a Rainforest (1st ed). Adelaide, Flinders Park: Era Publications. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket, pictorial cover, very good condition, dark green endpapers, full-page colour drawings, top corner front cover little bumped, non-author written dedication. An Australian children's picture book about the flora and fauna found in a rainforest. This beautiful book is great way to learn about colours and nature. One page has a sentence about a colour, then the next two pages are full of flora and fauna of the same colour. A bright and cheerful book that will suit all ages. ISBN: 1863742107. Our Book No: 29698. $15 AUD.

205. Paton, Neil (1987). Sydney Bushwalks: A Heritage Field Guide (Reprint ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 192 pp. Paperback, very good condition, maps, black & white text-photos, bottom corner front cover scuffed, faint foxing edges & inside covers & front flyleaf, minor edgewear. This is the first comprehensive field guide to the tracks in the major bushland areas of the Sydney region. Lane Cover River, Davidson Park, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase, Royal National Park, Heathcote National Park and the Benowie Track along Berowra Creek are covered. A section on the basics of bushwalking and camping is included. ISBN: 0864171072. Our Book No: 28008. $10 AUD.

206. Pearson, Richard (2011). Driven to Extinction: The Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity (1st ed). New York: Sterling. 263 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (little marked), title on spine lightly faded owner's written name title page. A scientist at the American Museum of Natural History explains the science behind the debates about climate change, and the way it will change our biodiversity (animal and plant life). Focusing on case studies from around the world, he describes not only what we know, but how we know it - the data, methods, and reasoning behind particular conclusions. ISBN: 9781402772238. Our Book No: 27082. $20 AUD.

207. Penfold, A. R.; Morrison, F. R. (1934). Tung Oil (Chinese Wood Oil) from Australian Grown Trees of Aleurites Fordii (Hemsley), with a Note on A. Montana (3rd ed) [Technological Museum Bulletin]. Sydney: Technological Museum, Technical Education Branch. 30 pp. Paperback octavo, good condition, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), card cover (lightly faded edges & spine), tables & black & white photos at rear, one page creased (during manufacture). A technical pamphlet about the Tung Oil tree, published at a time when plantations of this tree were being considered for Australia. Tung oil is used for polishing, preserving and water-proofing wood, for example, floor boards in old houses. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 12201. $10 AUD.

208. Pieroni, Margaret (1993). Discovering the Wildflowers of Western Australia (1st stated ed). Perth: Quality Publishing Australia (QPA). 46 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour photos, maps, coloured map inside front cover, small scuff bottom edge front cover, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1993, Trove catalogue.) This book is an introduction to the beautiful wildflowers of Western Australia. Each of the flower paintings is a personal discovery for the author. Many of the plants are grown in gardens, parks and as street trees all over Australia and overseas.The author hopes to make people aware of the diversity of Western Australian wildflowers and to study and grow them. The paintings are from plants in her own garden, or from photos she has taken in her travels. ISBN: 1875737723. Our Book No: 28546. $20 AUD.

209. Pirani, Leila (1945). Little Hans of Holland. Melbourne: Ramsay Ware Publishing. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, card cover, stapled, good plus condition, colour drawings, edgewear spine & corners, rubber bookshop stamp. Delightful children's picture story about Hans, a boy gardener from Holland. He tends the garden in a big house in Australia, accompanied by his garden animal friends. He discovers a way to travel back to Holland to revisit childhood memories. (Estimated date, 1945, Trove catalogue. Muir 6015.). Our Book No: 14805. $30 AUD.

210. Podberscek, Mark (1993). Field Guide to the Eucalypts of the Gympie, Imbil and Maryborough Forestry Districts (Reprint ed) [Information Series]. Brisbane: Department of Primary Industries Queensland. 114 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, thick card covers, black & white drawings, corner tips covers little scuffed, spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book is an introduction and initiation for the eucalypt enthusiast (with focus on central Queensland). Using it as a guide to identification via mature leaves and other characteristics, the reader can experience the satisfaction of discovering for one’s self, what that eucalypt actually is. A very useful reference book for botanists, apiarists, seed collectors, horticulturists, oil distillers and tree lovers. ISBN: 072425367X. Our Book No: 30409. $30 AUD.

211. Prescott, David; Lewis, Colin (consultant editor) (2004). Pocket Bonsai: Care, Shaping, Repotting, Species, Styles (1st ed). London: New Holland. 192 pp. Paperback wide trade, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour photos, single-colour drawings, minor edgewear. This detailed book combines expertly drawn illustrations and beautiful full-colour photos with clear descriptions that highlight every facet of the practice of bonsai, from its long history to modern trends. ISBN: 1843305860. Our Book No: 26810. $15 AUD.

212. Price, Suzanne J. (1986). The Urban Woodland: A Low-maintenance Garden for Australian Conditions (1st ed). Melbourne: Lothian Books. 144 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour text-photos (some full-page), plans, minimal edgewear jacket, base spine lightly rubbed. This book outlines the principles and methods of creating this garden style and provides many planting suggestions and practical plans. The author has dedicated this beautiful book to all those who lost their gardens in the tragic Ash Wednesday bushfires of February 1983, when many of Australia's most beautiful gardens were destroyed. ISBN: 0850912555. Our Book No: 23071. $15 AUD.

213. Radford, Jonathan (2004). A Green Existence: Cultivating Dreams from Infancy to Tuscany. Siena, Italy: RASNA. 283 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Reports his story about living his dreams in Italy. ISBN: 889011021X. Our Book No: 24512. $15 AUD.

214. Rahn, G. V.; Ives, Alan (editor) (1985). Fruit Preserving [RMIHEARS Pamphlets]. Wagga Wagga, NSW: Riverina-Murray Institute Archives. Unnum 6 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, thin yellow card covers, light creases spine & front cover, minor edgewear. This paper was originally produced in October 1890 in the report of a conference of fruit-growers and vine-growers, and was published by the Government Printer of the Colony of New South Wales in a Bulletin of the Department of Agriculture. This is a brief look at the beginning of fruit preserving which the author hoped would be an industry which would produce results in the future. (No 13 in a series. Limited edition, 60 copies.). Our Book No: 30125. $10 AUD.

215. Railton, James (1910). Invoice: Railton Bros, Wholesale and Retail Nurserymen and Seed Merchants, Melbourne. Melbourne: J. Hickmer. 1 pp. Ephemera, invoice, oblong octavo (18 x 20 cm), good plus condition, page lightly toned, minor edgewear. A single-page invoice from this business at 273 Swanston Street, Melbourne, dated August 17, 1910. The customer is Castle Bros, Kyneton. Text in pencil, with extra annotation in ink. Rubber stamp "James Railton" overprints business name Railton Bros. Our Book No: 4231. $15 AUD.

216. Richards, Murray; Cave, Yvonne (photos) (1994). Gardening with Rhododendrons: A Complete Guide. Sydney, Balmain: Florilegium. 175 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour text-photos (some full-page), minor edgewear jacket (tiny scuff top spine), light foxing top edge. A highly illustrated guide to the exciting possibilities of gardening with these very special plants. This book has information on the characteristics and distribution of the genus, including vireyas, and deciduous and evergreen azaleas. There is advice on conditions needed for successful cultivation, landscaping and container growing, pests and diseases, propagation and hybridising. An annotated index of species and cultivars provides brief information on over 250 popular rhododendrons. There are 200 colour photos. ISBN: 0646202065. Our Book No: 28510. $25 AUD.

217. Robert, Nicholas (1976). Diverses Fleurs Dessinees et Gravees d'Apres le Naturel par N. Robert (Facsimile ed). London: Scolar Press. Unnum pp. Hardback small folio (31.0 x 21.5 cm), no jacket as issued, very good condition, brown cloth cover (gilt spine lettering & logo front cover), sepia (brown-tinted) engravings including title page (tissue guard, few doubled), marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, minor edgewear. (No 320 of a limited edition of 500 copies.) Facsimile on handmade paper of the original edition of 1660. Contains 31 numbered full-page illustrations (including title page). Nicholas Robert started as a painter of ornamental flower pictures, but his work became more botanical after he was hired by the Duke of Orleans to draw the rare and exotic plants and animals in the Duke's gardens. The Scottish botanist Robert Morison, director of the gardens, is believed to have encouraged Robert to take a more scientific approach to his subject. ISBN: 0859672468. Our Book No: 16676. $100 AUD.

218. Robertson & Mullens, publisher; St John, P. R. H. (foreword) (1944). Australian Wild-flowers: A Popular Introduction to the Wild-flowers of Australia, with Notes on Their Characteristics and the Localities Where They May be Found (With Notes on Their Garden Cultivation and Identification Lists) (4th ed) [National Handbook]. Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens. 32 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, pictorial card covers, stapled (rusted), colour & black & white drawings, few marks rear cover, covers little toned as common, some edgewear (mainly spine ends), written & dated dedication, rubber stamp. Fourth edition. A popular introduction to the wild-flowers of Australia, with notes on their characteristics and the localities where they may be found. There are 28 illustrations, including 16 in full colour. This is a great little pamphlet to have for anyone interested in Australia’s wonderful flora. (No 9 in this series of handbooks. Illustration blocks generously paid for by the Shell Company. Foreword from Botanic Gardens, Melbourne.). Our Book No: 20660. $10 AUD.

219. Rogers, F. J. C.; Truscott, John (illustrator) (1995). A Field Guide to Victorian Wattles (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Bundoora: La Trobe University Press. 103 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, minor edgewear. This field guide identifies over 90 species of wattles found throughout Victoria. An easy-to-read introduction provide clear meanings for the terminology used throughout the guide, and gives hints for germination and cultivation from seed. Each species has a fine detailed drawing. The index gives both the scientific and popular name ISBN: 1863240209. Our Book No: 40263. $18 AUD.

220. Rolfe, Jim; Cave, Yvonne (photographer) (2000). Camellias: A Practical Gardening Guide. Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 141 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos (some full-page), minor edgewear, spine ends little rubbed, barcode sticker under rear flap. This well-illustrated book has comprehensive information on selection and cultivation, pests and diseases, propagating and hybridising. There are suggestions on using camellias as specimens, in the shrubbery, as standards, hedges, espaliers, groundcovers, and in containers. Includes species and cultivars from China, Japan, Europe, the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. An annotated list of over 400 species and cultivars, and 150 colour photos, and black & white diagrams make this an ideal book for experienced camellia growers and enthusiastic beginners. ISBN: 0670894095. Our Book No: 29085. $18 AUD.

221. Rolls, Eric (2002). Visions of Australia: Impressions of the Landscape 1642 - 1910. Melbourne: Lothian Books. 312 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. Presents a challenging and exciting vista of early Australia. Records the opinions of over 100 visitors and colonists who saw the land of Australia in its unchanged state (about years 1600 to 1900), and the cities as they developed. The modern notion of a harsh landscape is transformed into a garden of wildflowers, and wood and canvas huts into buildings of extraordinary elegance. European settlers are transformed from drunken and licentious convicts into members of an intelligent, vigorous and adaptable society. Transforms Aboriginal Australians into highly intelligent people with great artistic ability. Draws on a diverse range of original historical documents, and complemented by insightful commentary. ISBN: 073440445X. Our Book No: 20283. $15 AUD.

222. Romanowski, Nick (1992). Water and Wetland Plants for Southern Australia (1st stated ed). Melbourne: Lothian Publishing. 168 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos, corners front cover little creased, spine ends little rubbed, faint foxing top edge, inside covers lightly toned. An authoritative encyclopaedic guide to waterplants and wetland plants suitable for and available in southern Australia. There are over 600 detailed entries on both Australian native and exotic species and hybrids. The guide covers: cultivation instructions, general information on hundreds of other cultivars, information on edible, useful and weedy species, discussion on pond and dam construction, fish for Australian conditions, and problems such as turbidity, pests, weeds and erosion. ISBN: 0850914876. Our Book No: 29958. $20 AUD.

223. Ross, Linda (2005). Create a Sunsmart, Waterwise Garden with Linda Ross (1st ed). Sydney, Pymble: Simon & Schuster. 160 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour photos (some full-page), drawings, minor edgewear, top corner tip front cover & a few pages little creased, tiny tear & little bumped top spine. The author describes how to plan and create a garden that is waterwise. There are nine inspiring garden designs for the backyard, the courtyard, and the bush garden. Each garden design includes a comprehensive planting list of waterwise plants, a plant profile and handy tips. ISBN: 073181164X. Our Book No: 26827. $15 AUD.

224. Ruck, Nigel (2013). Loving Your Lawn: Your Guide to the Perfect Aussie Lawn (Reprint revised ed). Berry, NSW: Green Propeller. 124 pp. Paperback small quarto, stiffened covers, very good condition, colour photos, top corners little bumped, base of spine little scuffed, tiny scuff fore-edge front cover & bottom corner. This book is the first Australian lawn guide designed specifically for our unique conditions. This practical, comprehensive guide to installing, maintaining and getting the best out of your lawn is packed with photos to help make the book more user friendly. ISBN: 9780646559216. Our Book No: 28829. $15 AUD.

225. Ryan, Stephen (2002). More Exceptional Plants: Perennials, Bulbs, Climbers and Grasses. Melbourne: Hyland House. 208 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, as new condition (in as new dustjacket), colour text-photos (some full-page), cover corners little bumped. Heavy. Stephen Ryan's second book: a light-hearted look at 100 more rare or unusual plants - bulbs, climbers, ornamental grasses, perennials, some biennials and even a few annuals - that he has found more appealing, interesting and beautiful than others. He not only includes essential data such as plant size, soil preference, planting position, but also little extra things that give a plant its personality. Ryan owns a plant nursery at Mt Macedon, Victoria, and later became presenter of the popular ABC-TV program Gardening Australia. ISBN: 1864470550. Our Book No: 14112. $30 AUD.

226. Sacks, Oliver (2017). The River of Consciousness (1st ed). London: Picador. 237 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear corners. This fascinating book was outlined two weeks before he died. He interrogates the nature not only of human experience but of all life. Dr Sacks takes on evolution, botany, chemistry, medicine, neuroscience, and the arts. He looks to his scientific and creative heroes, Darwin, Freud, and William James, to help him explore the heart of science. This book demonstrates Dr Sacks' unparalleled ability to make unexpected connections, his joy in knowledge, and his unceasing, endeavour to understand what makes us human. ISBN: 9781447263661. Our Book No: 29773. $20 AUD.

227. Scarman, John; Scarman, Teresa (1999). Gardening with Old Roses (1st p/b ed). London: HarperCollins. 144 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour photos, top corner jacket front flap creased, minor edgewear. Written by a practical expert on cottage-garden roses. This book is illustrated throughout with over 200 evocative photos, and detailed information on how to get the best out of your roses. ISBN: 0004140850. Our Book No: 24496. $15 AUD.

228. Scourse, Nicolette (1983). The Victorians and Their Flowers. Beckenham, Kent: Croom Helm. 195 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, colour photos, table, minor edgewear jacket, light foxing top edge. A combination of authoritative botanical information and fascinating social history. The book is richly illustrated by pictures of Victorian floral extravaganzas and reproductions from contemporary sketch-books and beautiful volumes of botanical plates. The book has wide-ranging appeal to the general reader and to specialists interested in solid botanical information. ISBN: 0709923775. Our Book No: 29399. $25 AUD.

229. Shepherd, Frank (1993). In Search of the Buttercup. Sydney, Turramurra: Frank M. Shepherd. 250 pp. Paperback large quarto, card covers, very good condition, black & white drawings, small faint mark front cover, minor creasing covers & corners. This fascinating book is about the author's search for the Australian buttercup and where that search has led. He writes not only about the buttercup, but also about the people he discovered on his journey. This would be a worthwhile addition to any nature lovers library. ISBN: 0646239767. Our Book No: 23041. $15 AUD.

230. Shotter, Graham (1986). The Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens (4th ed). Melbourne, Parkville: Friends of the Zoos / Zoological Board of Victoria. 52 pp. Paperback small square quarto, stapled, card covers, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. The story of the Melbourne Zoo, including its gardens. Our Book No: 25717. $15 AUD.

231. Simmons, Marion (editor); Wapstra, Annie; Wapstra, Hans (2008). A Guide to Flowers and Plants of Tasmania: Launceston Field Naturalists Club (4th revised ed). Sydney / Launceston: Reed New Holland / Launceston Field Naturalists Club. 176 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, stiffened card covers, colour photos, sticker mark back cover, few light biro ticks, removable plastic cover. The Launceston Field Naturalists Club was asked to recommend a layman's guide to Tasmania's flora. To fulfill this need this very special book was written. Each of the species described is accompanied by a colour photograph for easy identification. The text includes information on size, description, flowering time and appearance of the blooms, and habitat. This edition has been revised and updated with many new pictures. ISBN: 9781877069475. Our Book No: 29551. $25 AUD.

232. Simpson, Andrew; Davis, Rhonda; Janiszewski, Leonard (editor) (2005). Berowra Visions: Margaret Preston & Beyond: With New Works by Effy Alexakis, Fabian Astore, Juno Gemes, Mick Glasheen, Ron Oldfield and James Stuart. Sydney: Macquarie University. 75 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour paintings, colour photos, woodcuts, few black & white text-photos, front cover little creased, minor edgewear corners. This catalogue has been published by Macquarie University for the exhibition: Berowra Visions Margaret Preston & Beyond presented at Macquarie University Art Gallery 5 September - 31 October 2005, North Ryde, NSW. These wonderful paintings and photos show the full range of Margaret Preston's work, and the catalogue would interest anyone who wants to learn more about the bushland at Berowra. ISBN: 1741381460. Our Book No: 29577. $20 AUD.

233. Sinnott, Edmund W. (1955). The Biology of the Spirit (1st ed). New York: Viking. 180 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), good condition, top edge lightly foxed & creased, spine ends chipped, pages little toned, minor edgewear, bookshop label inside front cover. First edition. The American botanist and plant morphologist presents a biological thesis for the complexity and wholeness of human nature, including the presence of a spiritual component. Our Book No: 24349. $10 AUD.

234. Society for Growing Australian Plants, Tablelands Branch (1988). North Queensland Native Plants (1st ed). Kenthurst, NSW: Kangaroo Press / Society for Growing Australian Plants, NSW. 79 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, good condition, map, colour text-photos, black & white drawings, base spine slightly bumped, light foxing edges & endpapers & title page, slight crease covers & last few pages, minor edgewear, embossed previous owner's name. This is the first book to deal exclusively and in depth with the tropical flora of North Queensland. The authors are from North Queensland, and they have years of first-hand experience growing these plants in their gardens and observing them in the wild. The book is well-illustrated with 65 colour plates and numerous line drawings. There is an extensive index, and will make a great reference book. The book will interest anyone wanting to learn about these amazing plants. ISBN: 0864172192. Our Book No: 29993. $18 AUD.

235. Souvenirs, Australia (No Date). Postcard: Greetings from Cobar, N.S.W.: Australia Sturt's Desert Pea. Adelaide: Souvenirs Australia Pty Ltd. N/A pp. Postcard oblong, colour picture one side, no written text rear side, lightly toned rear side, minor edgewear. Postcard with colour photo Sturt's desert pea. This beautiful card is very lifelike with the Sturt peas growing in the bush, with other native plants in the background. Our Book No: 40190. $10 AUD.

236. Stackhouse, Shirley (editor); Byrne, Josh (contributor); Evans, Matthew (contributor); Miller, Megg (contributor); Shaw, Karen (contributor) (2012). The Contented Chook: Practical Tips and Inspirational Ideas for Keeping Your Hens Happy. Sydney: ABC Books / HarperCollins. 272 pp. Paperback large wide octavo (with flaps), very good condition, colour photos (most full-page), minor edgewear, base of spine slightly bumped. A very inspirational book inspired by one of ABC Gardening Australia magazine's most popular reader competitions: to find Australia's best 'poultry palace'. There are over 200 photos and more than 60 inventive examples of Aussie chook houses. Includes all the basics of caring for your chickens, breed-by-breed guide, information on raising them, feeding them and keeping them healthy and safe. There are recipes from Matthew Evans, and Josh Byrne's guide to making a basic hen house. A great book for anyone who owns chooks or dreams of owning them. ISBN: 9780733330537. Our Book No: 29946. $24 AUD.

237. Stanley, Howard (1985). A History of the Establishment of Kosciusko National Park. Sydney: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. 40 pp. Paperback wide, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, leatherette spine, single-colour (dark blue-tinted) photos, map, few light marks rear cover, small mark front cover, top corner tip front cover creased, minimal edgewear, non-author written dedication title page. A pamphlet about the alpine area in the Kosciusko National Park in southern New South Wales (NSW). Covers the history, landscape, mapping and the care that has been taken to establish this important area. Includes an interview with Sir William McKell who helped to secure the establishment of the national park within a short space of time after giving approval to succeed. (Estimated date, 1980s, Trove.). Our Book No: 40030. $20 AUD.

238. Stewart, Angus; Bargwanna, Melinda (photographer) (2002). Australian Plants for Year-round Colour (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 120 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, minor edgewear corners. ABC TV's Gardening Australia presenter passes on the knowledge from his extensive experience as a plant breeder. Shows how to create an Australian plant garden that will flower all year round. There are helpful hints on promoting better and more effective flowering, using mulch, pruning techniques and fertilisers. There is an alphabetical listing of native plants, by species, giving common names, flowering times, varieties, problems, and advice about when and how to plant. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9780733309854. Our Book No: 29121. $20 AUD.

239. Stowar, John (1992). In Sunshine and Shade: Change in the Garden. Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 144 pp. Paperback octavo, stiffened card covers, very good plus condition, colour photos (some full-page). This book has been written with one over-riding objective, namely to improve the quality and enjoyment of our gardens. This practical book talks about: Establishing a theme; Microclimate and its importance to landscape design; Establishing the new garden; The mature garden; The old garden and its rehabilitation; Theory and practice in horticulture. ISBN: 0864174934. Our Book No: 23079. $12 AUD.

240. Struchkov, Anton (editor); Kuleshova, Julia (editor) (2005). Facets of Grassland Restoration: Selected Papers from the International Field Seminar Held at the Galichya Gora Nature Reserve (Russia), 16 - 22 June 2003 (1st ed). Moscow: Biodiversity Conservation Centre. 266 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, figures, black & white text-photos, tiny scuff spine, minimal edgewear. This book has 18 selected papers from the International field seminar on grassland restoration, held in 2003, based on the Galichya Gora Nature Reserve (Lipetsk province, Russia). The contributions are from nine different countries, looking at the multiple issues involved in grassland restoration efforts in various parts of the world. The authors provide a wide array of conceptual and practical tools useful for the improvement of grassland restoration projects. The book is aimed at practitioners and students involved with the restoration projects with a view to making the projects more efficient, effective and dynamic. ISBN: 5936990559. Our Book No: 29372. $40 AUD.

241. Taylor, David; Taylor, Yvonne; McCosker, Helen (illustrator) (2001). The Compost Book: Compacted Iron-Rich Nutrient Layer (Reprint ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Reed / New Holland. 96 pp. Paperback, very good condition, colour drawings, charts, minor edgewear. In this very helpful book, the authors show you the secrets of good compost making. They have been experimenting with compost since 1985, when they began creating a city community garden on a site of builder's fill. ISBN: 1876334282. Our Book No: 27719. $10 AUD.

242. Thiele, Colin; Hunnam, Lucinda (illustrator) (1990). Farmer Pelz's Pumpkins (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Walter McVitty Books. 28 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear corners. This Australian children's picture story about a farmer and his love of his farm and growing pumpkins will please children of all ages. The very colourful illustrations are delightful. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0949183350. Our Book No: 20052. $10 AUD.

243. Thompson, Jane (1991). Postcard: Bloodwood Encircled from an Original Australia Flora Collage (New ed) [No. P143]. City Not Stated: Blue Moon Postcards, Australia / Beaver Press (Printer). N/A pp. Postcard oblong, colour picture one side, one corner tip little creased, no written text rear side, minor edgewear. Colour photo of an original Australian flora collage. This beautiful card is very life-like with the native plants looking like they are growing in a natural setting. (Estimated date.). Our Book No: 40189. $10 AUD.

244. Thorn, Julia (1990). Seeing Sydney by Bicycle. Kenthurst, NSW: Kangaroo. 191 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. A comprehensive collection of bike rides in all parts of the Sydney area. The suggested routes include visits to National Parks, ocean and harbour beaches, riverside reserves, formal gardens and buildings of historical interest. Introductory sections give information on bicycle choice, clothing, getting fit to ride, using public transport, and safe riding on city streets. She has spent many years riding a bicycle around Sydney. ISBN: 0864173067. Our Book No: 28494. $13 AUD.

245. Throssell, Harry (1984). Where the Beech Tree Grows: The Story of Binna Burra (1st ed). Brisbane: Binna Burra Lodge Limited. 121 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour full-page photos, map, frontispiece, corner tips front cover bent, base spine little rubbed, spine lightly faded, minor edgewear. This book is about the history of a mountain lodge in the Lamington National Park, Queensland. The author describes all the work that went into the building of the slab-and-shingle huts in 1934 to make this lodge a restful, healing place that people could come to take bushwalks in the rainforest and woodlands of the national park. ISBN: 0958929595. Our Book No: 27925. $15 AUD.

246. Tompkins, Peter; Bird, Christopher (1973). The Secret Life of Plants (Modern ed). New York: Harper / HarperCollins. 402 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, cover design differs from stock photo. This a American cult bestseller about the physical, emotional and spiritual relations between plants and man. Provides supposed evidence about plant response to human nurturing, ability to communicate with humans, their surprising reaction to music, lie-detection abilities, healing powers, and much more. ISBN: 9780060915872. Our Book No: 4514. $15 AUD.

247. Urban, Anne (1993). Wildflowers and Plants of Inland Australia (Reprint ed). Fishermans Bend, VIC: Portside Editions. 240 pp. Paperback, very good condition, many colour text-photos, black & white drawings, map, minor edgewear corners, owner’s written name. This comprehensive guidebook covers an area in Central Australia within the Northern Territory. The author lives in Central Australia, and spent six years doing intensive research and study. The text has been throughly field-researched and checked with other plant experts, provides both botanical and common names, and virtually every species described has a full-colour photo to help with identification. The diagrams illustrate particular points of interest. A great book for botanists or someone wanting to learn about our unique wildflowers. ISBN: 0949318035. Our Book No: 28500. $20 AUD.

248. van Dock, Wendy; Godfrey, Linda (photographer) (2002). The Water-efficient Garden: A Guide to Sustainable Landscaping in Australia (Revised, reprint ed). Melbourne, Glen Waverley: Water-efficient Gardenscapes. 130 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, few colour text-photos, tables, diagrams, tables, minor edgewear corners. This book is about making your garden water-efficient. There is practical and detailed information about water efficiency planning and design, how to improve the soil's ability to harvest water, capillary irrigation, rainwater tanks, greywater irrigation, how to irrigate efficiently and more ways to help make a sustainable garden. ISBN: 9780957765525. Our Book No: 28419. $30 AUD.

249. Wade, Jan (1988). Australian Flower Fairies (1st ed). Sydney: Horwitz Grahame. 46 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket (little faded). First edition. Verse about fairies, plus background description of Australian flora. A delightful picture book for children of any age. ISBN: 0725311134. Our Book No: 27952. $20 AUD.

250. Wade, Jan (1997). Australian Flower Fairies (Reissue ed). Sydney: Murray Child & Company. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, as new condition, glossy colour drawings. Verse about fairies, plus background description of Australian flora. A delightful book for children of any age. ISBN: 0908048041. Our Book No: 22538A. $14 AUD.

251. Wade, Jan (1998). Australian Forest Fairies. Sydney: Murray David. 31 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour drawings (many full-page), minor creasing bottom edge rear cover & last few pages, minimal creasing spine, minor edgewear corners. Verse about fairies, plus background description and illustrations of Australian flora and fauna. The bright illustrations will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 0958732981. Our Book No: 28665. $20 AUD.

252. Wakefield, N. A. (1955). Ferns of Victoria and Tasmania: With Descriptive Notes and Illustrations of the 116 Native Species. Melbourne: Field Naturalists Club of Victoria. 71 pp. Paperback trade, stiffened card covers, good plus condition, black & white drawings & photos, covers lightly marked, minor insect damage fore-edge rear cover. In 1934, the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria published a handbook, Victorian Ferns, that was used by nature lovers and students. This new book has been durably bound and a stiffened cover added to make it more practical in the field. New species have been added since the 1934 publication. Our Book No: 21724. $10 AUD.

253. Walker, Jacqueline; Hanly, Gil (photographer) (1996). The Subtropical Garden (Australian ed). Sydney, Balmain: Florilegium. 175 pp. Paperback large quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour photos (some full-page), minimal edgewear. This book is aimed at innovative gardeners who want to move away from established gardening traditions. There is a selection of palms, architectural plants, bamboos, flowering trees, climbers, shrubs, foliage plants, perennials, orchids, bromeliads, ferns, and water plants. A great source of ideas, this inspiring book is a delightful introduction to an increasingly popular style of gardening. (The scarce Australian edition. Originally published in New Zealand in 1992.). ISBN: 0958649839. Our Book No: 29117. $30 AUD.

254. Walker, Jacqueline; Hanly, Gil (photographer) (1999). Hibiscus (1st ed). London: Cassell. 96 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour text-photos (some full-page), minor rubbing spine ends, minor edgewear jacket. This beautiful book is a complete guide to care and cultivation, advice on growing hibiscus in cool climates, hibiscus in garden designs, pruning and year-round maintenance, and how to deal with pests and diseases. ISBN: 0304350214. Our Book No: 25714. $15 AUD.

255. Walling, Edna (1944). Gardens in Australia: Their Design and Care (2nd ed). Melbourne / London: Oxford University Press (OUP) / Humphrey Milford. 148 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket (missing), good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, plans, tan cloth cover (top edge front cover little flecked), tide marks bottom corner tips many rear pages (previous water damage now dry), pages toned, endpapers little toned & foxed, spine ends little chipped, minor edgewear. Second edition (actually a reprint of the first edition). This well-illustrated book has a twofold purpose - to give pleasure, as a thing of beauty, while also providing practical help to those making new gardens, or intending to reconstruct old ones. Note that gardens planned for and constructed upon large estates are quite applicable to much small areas. Our Book No: 17627. $40 AUD.

256. Walling, Edna (2003). A Gardener's Log (Revised ed). Melbourne, Camberwell: Viking / Penguin Books. 150 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos & drawings. This is a beautiful redesign of Edna Walling's book first published in 1948, which was revised in 1985. These articles by Australia's best-known garden designer were originally published in the magazine "Australian Home Beautiful". This would make a wonderful gift for a garden lover. ISBN: 0670041394. Our Book No: 20627. $40 AUD.

257. Warne, Catherine (1997). Guide to the Gardens of the Blue Mountains (Possible revised ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Kingsclear Books. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet, card covers, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, map, minimal edgewear. Cover subtitle: A Seasonal Guide to 50 Gardens Opening to the public. Some of the gardens changed since this book was published, but it is still full of useful information and an important part of the Blue Mountains garden history. ISBN: 0908272510. Our Book No: 23557. $10 AUD.

258. Waterhouse, E. G.; Feint, Adrian (illustrator); Jones, Paul (illustrator) (1947). Camellia Quest: With Four Plates in Colour and Six in Monochrome (1st ed). Sydney: Ure Smith. 30 pp. Hardback folio, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), tipped in plates (colour & monochrome), edgewear jacket (chipped, rear cover little rubbed & marked, few tiny dents front cover, lightly foxed & faded, small piece missing bottom corner front flap), few light creases along spine, bottom edge untrimmed, endpapers lightly toned, few foxed spots throughout, autograph (written names author & artists). No 132 of a limited to 550 copies, of which 500 are for sale, each autographed by the author and artists. Written after many years of research, much after long and patient delving into old records at the Mitchell Library. The exquisite illustrations will delight not only camellia growers, who will value them for their accuracy of detail, but also all lovers of this wonderful flower. Waterhouse was an Emeritus Professor of the University of Sydney. He has long been famous for his knowledge of camellias in Australia, both as a grower and a student of its history. Our Book No: 30356. $150 AUD.

259. Waterhouse, E. G.; Jones, Paul (illustrator) (1952). Camellia Trail: With Twenty-one Plates in Colour (1st ed). Sydney: Ure Smith. 44 + 21 pp. Hardback folio, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), tipped in colour plates, edgewear jacket (little chipped, small thinned area rear cover, little rubbed & marked, lightly foxed & faded, few light creases along spine), bottom edge untrimmed, endpapers lightly toned, few foxed spots throughout, autograph (author and artist.) Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition: An autographed unnumbered copy of a limited edition to 1000 copies. Written after many years of research, much after long and patient delving into old records at the Mitchell Library. The exquisite illustrations (21 plates) will delight not only camellia growers, who will value them for their accuracy of detail, but also all lovers of this wonderful flower. By Emeritus Professor of the University of Sydney, who has long been famous for his knowledge of camellias in Australia, both as a grower and a student of its history. Our Book No: 30357. $200 AUD.

260. Wells, Mark (2002). Flower Remedies: Feel Better Naturally (1st ed). Melbourne: Lothian Books. 266 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings. This A to Z book lists three types of flower remedies: Flower Essence Society, Bach Flower Remedies, and the Australian Bush Flower Essences. Written by a naturopath and homeopath. ISBN: 0734402449. Our Book No: 23105. $10 AUD.

261. Westoll, Andrew (2009). The Riverbones: Stumbling after Eden in the Jungles of Suriname (1st Australian ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 365 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Suriname is one of the least travelled countries in South America. This old Dutch colony a little known land of myth, magic and ecological wonder. It is home to the largest tract of pristine rainforest left on the planet. However, this Eden also has a dark side. The author spent a year studying monkeys deep inside its primordial jungles. Five years later he travelled by foot, bus and dugout canoe, to try and uncover the country's soul. A spellbinding tale of survival, heartbreak, mystery and murder. ISBN: 9780702237294. Our Book No: 23784. $17 AUD.

262. White, Ian (2002). Australian Bush Flower Essences (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bantam Books. 210 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour photos centre spread, black & white drawings. Using the healing properties of flower essences is an ancient art that spans many cultures. Respected naturopath Ian White has taken this age-old study and applied it to flowering plants of the Australian bush, showing that the energy and power in the ancient land of Australia manifest on the healing properties of its plants. An informative picture of 50 bush flower essences from all over the country, as well as detailed information about their preparation and use in all areas of healing. ISBN: 0947189750. Our Book No: 14604. $18 AUD.

263. White, Patrick (2012). The Hanging Garden (1st ed). Sydney: Knopf / Random House Australia. 224 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear jacket. First edition. Two children are brought to a wild garden on the shores of Sydney Harbour to shelter from the Second World War (WW2). The author explores the world of these children, the city of his childhood and the experience of war. The novel ends as the news reaches Sydney of victory in Europe, and the children face their inevitable separation. White put the novel aside at this point and how he planned to finish the work remains a mystery. But at his death he left behind a masterpiece in the making, which is published here for the first time. This unfinished novel was found in his papers after his death in 1990. This Australian author was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. ISBN: 9781742752655. Our Book No: 27181. $20 AUD.

264. Whitehead, Georgina (editor) (2001). Planting the Nation (1st ed). Melbourne: Australian Garden History Society. 196 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear jacket (faint foxing reverse side), faint foxing top edge. This book explores Australia's gardens and landscapes between 1890 and 1914, offering perspectives on garden design, horticultural developments, city planning, and architectural and social history during this period. ISBN: 1876473444. Our Book No: 25748. $25 AUD.

265. Wilcox, M. D. (1997). A Catalogue of the Eucalypts. Auckland: Groome Poyry Ltd. 114 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, base spine little bumped, small stripe front cover (colour loss during printing), minor edgewear, copy 1. This catalogue has been prepared as a checklist of all currently recognised species in the three eucalypt genera, Angophora, Corymbia, and Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae). The book incorporates the intensive taxonomic work undertaken over the previous 15 years. There are presently 789 recognised species of eucalypt. Only five species occur exclusively outside Australia: these are found in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, and the Philippines. The author works as a forestry consultant with Groome Poyry in New Zealand. ISBN: 0473040166. Our Book No: 29236. $15 AUD.

266. Wilcox, M. D. (1997). A Catalogue of the Eucalypts. Auckland: Groome Poyry Ltd. 114 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom corner front cover scratched, minimal edgewear & creasing, copy 2. This catalogue has been prepared as a checklist of all currently recognised species in the three eucalypt genera, Angophora, Corymbia, and Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae). The book incorporates the intensive taxonomic work undertaken over the previous 15 years. There are presently 789 recognised species of eucalypt. Only five species occur exclusively outside Australia: these are found in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, and the Philippines. The author works as a forestry consultant with Groome Poyry in New Zealand. ISBN: 0473040166. Our Book No: 29236A. $20 AUD.

267. Wildflower Guide, Western Australia (1994). A Guide to 101 Wildflowers of Western Australia (Revised ed). [Perth]: Western Australia Wildflower Guide / Printed by Advance Press. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear, light creasing along spine. Revised edition (originally published, 1980s.) This pamphlet shows 101 wildflowers which are found in Western Australia. Many of the plants are found over a wide area of the state, and where localities have been given, it is only as a guide to a specific area where they may be found. The best time for the wildflowers is from August to November which this book has concentrated on. Our Book No: 26657. $15 AUD.

268. Williams, J. B. (1982). New England Eucalypts: A Key to the Indigenous Species (1st ed). Armidale, NSW: Department of Botany, University of New England. 28 pp. Paperback quarto, good condition, green cloth binding along spine (concealed staples), black & white drawings, little creased, few tiny pinhead marks front cover, staples rusted, top corner front cover & pages creased, light toning pages, minor edgewear. This booklet has a detailed key to the known indigenous eucalypts of the New England region, New South Wales, and should be useful to students, researches working on dieback problems and on other aspects of New England ecology, and anyone interested to learn about the Tableland eucalypts. The key is a botanical one and the usual technical terms are used for leaf shape, fruit shape, bud and fruit parts and other features. An index to scientific names and common names is at the back of the booklet. ISBN: 0858343762. Our Book No: 40264. $30 AUD.

269. Willis, James H. (1962). A Handbook to Plants of Victoria: Volume 1: Ferns, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Melbourne: Maud Gibson Gardens Trust / Melbourne University Press (MUP). 448 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Brodart). The purpose of this volume is to readily identify - in field or herbarium - the various families, genera and species of vascular plants, both indigenous and naturalized, that occur spontaneously within the state of Victoria. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 21720. $20 AUD.

270. Wilson, Edwin; McAlpine, Elizabeth (drawings) (1985). The Dragon Tree: A Selection of Poems (1st ed). Sydney: Woodbine Press. 100 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page black & white drawings, minor edgewear jacket (few tiny edge tears, edges little rubbed). This is a limited edition of 1000 numbered and signed copies. This book is the author's second book of poetry. The author is a poet and botanist with an interest in history. The title is named for The Dragon Tree (Dracaena draco) in the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney. This book is about time, destiny, memory and death. ISBN: 0949557048. Our Book No: 28159. $20 AUD.

271. Wilson, Edwin; McAlpine, Elizabeth (drawings); Ryan, J. S (introduction) (2010). New Selected Poems: A Collection of Flowers 1967 - 2009 (1st ed). Sydney, Lane Cove: Woodbine Press. 244 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. Poems by the author who was born at Lismore, New South Wales, and is a poet, artist and botany teacher (who last worked at the Royal Botanic gardens, Sydney). This is his 11th book of poetry. ISBN: 9780949557315. Our Book No: 26249. $20 AUD.

272. Windust, Allan (2000). Green Home Recycling: 16 Ways to Compost or Worm Farm. Mandurang, VIC: Allscape. 76 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled, black & white drawings, front cover little creased, minor edgewear. In this useful book the author explains how to set up a worm farm and a compost heap. The many tips and drawings will help anyone turn scraps into food for the garden. ISBN: 9780958616317. Our Book No: 40228. $25 AUD.

273. Woodford, James (2002). The Wollemi Pine: The Incredible Discovery of a Living Fossil from the Age of the Dinosaurs (Revised ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 212 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, black & white text-photos, pages lightly toned as common. Revised edition. This primitive pine tree was discovered only 100 km from Sydney in 1994 in the Wollemi Wilderness. This living fossil was believed to have become extinct millions of years ago. It has now been cultivated and is widely available in Australia. A remarkable botanical detective story. ISBN: 1876485744. Our Book No: 16320. $12 AUD.

274. Woodley, Ellen (editor) (1991). Medicinal Plants of Papua New Guinea: Part 1: Morobe Province, Wau, [Ecology Institute Handbook]. Weikersheim, Germany / Wau, PNG: Verlag Joef Margraf / Wau Ecology Institute. 158 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tables, black & white text-photos & drawings, light foxing inside front cover & title page & edges, top corner tip front cover slightly creased, minor edgewear. This handbook describes the traditional medicinal uses of over 100 species of plants currently used in Morobe Province. A cross section of geographical and cultural areas were covered during the period from 1978 to 1985. Scientific names are used throughout the book. Local names are also provided and pertain to the villages where the collection was made. The book has been written to assist health workers and administrators responsible for extending the health services available. (No 11 in a series of handbooks). Our Book No: 29974. $30 AUD.

275. Woodrow, Linda; Mollison, Bill (foreword) (1996). The Permaculture Home Garden (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 183 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, corner tip creased front cover, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. How to grow great-tasting fruit and vegetables the organic way - free of pesticides and chemicals, by Australian organic gardener. ISBN: 0670865990. Our Book No: 10067. $25 AUD.

276. Yates (1989). Yates Gardening in Tropical and Sub-Tropical Australia (1st ed) [Yates Garden Library]. Melbourne: Arthur Yates & Co / Lothian Publishing. 96 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour text-photos & drawings. This book describes the special conditions that affect gardeners in eastern Queensland, the north of Western Australia, and the Top End of the Northern Territory. ISBN: 0850913845. Our Book No: 5178. $10 AUD.

277. Younger, Mab (1977). Garden Design in Australia and New Zealand (Reprint ed). Sydney: A. H. & A. W. Reed. 91 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, colour photos, minor edgewear jacket, small mark base spine between two pages. This book is a practical guide to planning and establishing a garden in all the Australian states and New Zealand. The many illustrations and easy-to-read text will inspire garden lovers and also people who want to start a garden. ISBN: 0589006649. Our Book No: 25508. $15 AUD.